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I've heard that innodb Why innodb doesn't store geospatial data? store geospatial data but cannot index it.

Not really sure what it means. Is it a good idea to ask 20 closest businesses if point is stored in innodb?

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An efficient, but complex, solution: (The design actually prefers InnoDB.)

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