good day dear freaks - good day dear Barand - and Gizmola,    this is a myql-question  i am trying to find a simple but effective solution in Geo Spatial Search on a datbase - how to perfomre  i have some database things to solve:  how to perform a geosort in dataset (eg.MySQL, Postgresql or others) to order by proximity and limit the search to a defined range.  in other words: How to do that with (avoiding a) full-scaled table scan for such kind of queries, using (tradi