How Green Was My Valley
Joe Conway is an innovative leader with broad experience in a wide array of disciplines and extensive international business exposure. He has been involved with the PostgreSQL community since 1998, presently as a PostgreSQL Committer, Major Contributor, and Infrastructure Team member. He is also the author and maintainer of a PostgreSQL procedural language handler for the R language, PL/R. Joe is currently VP PostgreSQL Engineering at Crunchy Data Solutions and a Board Member at the United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS).
Increasingly today, collected data includes a spatial component. PostgreSQL + PostGIS, combined with R via PL/R, provides an awesome tool-chain for advanced spatial analytics on such data! This presentation will introduce the audience to PL/R, discuss the pros and cons of this approach to spatial data analysis, then walk through examples of spatial analysis using PostgreSQL, PostGIS, and PL/R.
- 50 min
- PGConf US 2017