Blog: 5 Tips for Working with Geospatial Data in MapD 4.1


@veda offers up 5 useful tips for working with geospatial data in MapD:

  1. Auto-convert Longitude/Latitude data to geometric POINTS
  2. Configure MapD to enable loop-joins
  3. Use ST_Contains to find POINTS within MULTIPOLYGON
  4. Use ST_Distance to find distance in meters
  5. Use ogr2ogr to convert MULTILINESTRING to LINESTRING