Getting into large(ish) GIS datasets

It’s been a long time since a post but I wanted to highlight some of the new tooling that I’m learning while digging into the OmniSci platform – namely, extreme geospatial map rendering and analytics powered by server-side GPUs.

In this video I load a ~12M point dataset from and explore it using both QGIS and OmniSci – just to get a feel for how easily it fits a normal kind of GIS exploration workflow.

See OmniSci in action with truly large datasets (we talk in billions usually) using some interactive demos at:

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Tyler Mitchell

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