Room: Berlin 1+2
The first release in PostGIS 1.5 branch has seen the light beginning of 2010 with a whole bunch of new features. Current version is 1.5.2, up-to-date to work with recent PostgreSQL 9.0. This 1.5 branch has got plenty of features, is mature and stable. It is then time for developers to look forward to the next 2.0 version. This talk covers some of the internal changes undertaken during the latest development cycles to improve performance, feature set and maintainability, and exposes the current plans for forthcoming 2.0. Raster in databases, routing, 3D integration will be detailed on a technical point of view. Development process, issues faced and problems solved will be explained further.