This week we discuss MySQL and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Ear candy is how MVCC in InnoDB relates to undo logging and how you can write better queries based on this information. At the Movies is a demo of GIS.
MySQL and MariaDB geographic information
Geographic features in MariaDB
Spatial Extensions in MySQL
The SQL part of the OpenGIS Implementation Standard for geographic information, from the Open Geospatial Consortium’s website.