New Spatial features in Oracle Database 20c

Oracle Database 20c is now available for preview on Oracle Cloud (Database Cloud Service Virtual Machine). As with every major release, it includes new features and enhancements that extend its multi-model capabilities. This release has new (and now free) Spatial features to address developer productivity and performance.

OGC publishes Open Routing API Pilot results

The Open Routing API Pilot addresses interoperability issues and developed methods for routing services to incorporate diverse data, routing engines, and routing algorithms in a standardised way, even while operating in denied, degraded, intermittent, or low bandwidth (DDIL) environments.

Maptiler adds disputed borders and language support

The new release of Maptiler’s open-source map publishing project, OpenMapTiles 3.11, introduces disputed borders, roads under construction, adds support for Kurdish and Amharic language and brings multiple other improvements and bug fixes. New tiles with all changes are available for download on OpenMapTiles.com or ready to use via the Maps API.

Three insights from The State of Spatial Data Science 2020 report

In order to understand the trends and shifts for Spatial Data Science across these industries, Carto has invited thought leaders from enterprise organisations across the globe to participate in the State of Spatial Data Science in Enterprise 2020 Survey to gain insights on the status quo and to explore what we can expect in 2020.