What is it ?
osm2mssql is a tool to import OpenStreetMap Files (XML / PBF) into a MS-SQL 2008/2011.
Although not as powerful as Nominatim yet, osm2mssql provides basic geocoding features on Microsoft Windows systems.
Vision of osm2mssql
The vision of osm2mssql is, to be a easy to use program, which imports any OpenStreetMap File into a SQL Server
without any dependency problems, like always on windows --> only pressing a few buttons and everything works fine.
Current features (20.03.2012)
* Very fast import (Small Hp ProLiant Server, Atom 2x1.6 GHz, SATA 7200 RPM Samsung F4 EcoGreen Drive) - import duration of Europe is currently ~1 Day * REST-API / WCF ** Querying for "What is at Latitude/Longitude" ** Textsearch e.g.: "McDonalds" and all McDonalds are listed on a map
I would be glad if anybody wants to help, or support me, i need more ideas and testers!
Contact & Contribute
Main Developer Christian Giesswein: http://www.giesswein-web.at
--Latinchriz 22:43, 20 March 2012 (UTC)