I need to parse osm xml into PostgreSQL - there are a lot of tools to do that - I want to know which tool is best when I want to create a routing engine using the PostgreSQL database?

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EDIT: Using Windows - also by best I mean something that's relatively easy to use - I'm really new to this.

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edited 21 Nov '14, 02:19


That depends on what routing engine you're using, but assuming it's pgrouting, look at osm2pgrouting and osm2po. osm2po is a Java application and much more likely to run satisfactorily on Windows, though it's closed source (if that's important to you).

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if you want to try other opensource routing frameworks, type "routing" in the search box of this FAQ site.

(21 Nov '14, 15:45) stephan75

@Richard actually the point of the project I'm working is to build my own routing engine. Right now I'm just look at ways to parse the data into a PostgreSQL database and then build my routing engine.

(21 Nov '14, 16:59) echoalphapapa
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