Features and benefits
With DB2 Spatial Support, you can:
Better and faster analysis using spatial data
Your business decisions can be enhanced by adding the location factor to your queries. For example, you can:
Enhance your database with spatial data
Leverages long-proven benefits of the mainframe platform
Extend your capabilities with GIS and BI tools
You can use geographic information system (GIS) and business intelligence (BI) tools to enhance your decision-making power. For example, if query results indicate where proposed sites for new offices are located with respect to the residences of potential customers, a GIS tool can show these relative locations on a map, and a BI tool can supplement the map with tables or graphs.
Optimize Spatial Indexes
The spatial index performance can be optimized by providing the appropriate values in the grid index specification based on the actual data values to be indexed.