Google Maps Algorithm: Designing a location based database



Location based databases are extensively used by apps like Google Maps, Uber and Swiggy. We explore the data structures and algorithms which allow spatial or location based queries, like the quad tree and the Hilbert Curve.

For now, we haven’t dived deep into polygon intersections or R-trees.

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