The case for using spatial SQL

7 min. read Why spatial SQL matters and how it can help you accelerate your GIS and geospatial workflows Originally published on Towards Data Science in June 2021 It was the spring of 2012 and I just had my first encounter with a SQL query. I had just moved to New York at the end of 2011 and I was spending an afternoon at the CARTO offices to get a demo of their platform. Javier de la Torre, the founder of CARTO, showed me all about the amazing tool they were building to upload, visualize, and publish maps on the web. And then … Continue reading The case for using spatial SQL