Running GeoSpock database queries from the Presto CLI

You can use Presto CLI tool to run SQL queries on your ingested data in the GeoSpock database.

Alternatively, you can access the GeoSpock database:

CLI installation

Install the CLI using the instructions provided by Presto.

Connecting to GeoSpock DB using the Presto CLI

Use the following command to connect to GeoSpock database:

presto --server https://<host>:8446 --user <user> --password


  • <host> is the hostname of GeoSpock database; for example: sqlaccess.<platform_domain_name>. So, for example, if your platform domain is, set <host> to:
  • <user> is your GeoSpock database username

You will then be prompted for the password to your GeoSpock database account.

If you get an authentication error when running a query, check the username and password used to connect to GeoSpock database.

Using the CLI

The CLI accepts queries that span multiple lines but your query must end with a semicolon ;

For example:

SELECT COUNT(*) FROM geospock.default.smallpoi;