Database Export

HALE writes to databases using JDBC. HALE offers support for PostgreSQL and PostGIS databases out of the box, support for other databases can be added through plug-ins.

The database export in this version of HALE is deemed experimental. This means it does not have the full functionality we want to provide for a database export feature. However, within its limits it is functional and may be useful to you.

The database export currently has the following known limitations:

When storing geometries in PostGIS, HALE will try to detect the spatial reference system associated to the target column and transform them appropriately.

To store data in the database, you need to provide the database driver and specify the database host and name:

Next you will be prompted for a user and password to use for connecting with the database.



What is an Instance?


Save the transformation result


Database Import