Aug. 31, 2023, 8 a.m. | Dea Bardhoshi

Towards Data Science - Medium

Optimizing queries, improving runtimes, and geospatial data science applications

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Intro: why is a spatial index useful?

In doing geospatial data science work, it is very important to think about optimizing the code you are writing. How can you make datasets with hundreds of millions of rows aggregate or join faster? This is where concepts such as spatial indices come in. In this post, I will talk about how a spatial index gets implemented, what …

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