Use this tag for questions about the ArcSDE (Spatial Database Engine) component of Esri's ArcGIS for Server that is one way to enable access to spatial data stored in a Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).

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Why do file geodatabase and SDE readers produce different fme_geometry types?

I have one very simple workbench that I am running against both SDE (9.3) and FGDB (10.0) sources. I noticed two different fme_geometry values for same type of objects. For the first one, i.e SDE ...
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ArcObjects : Out of Server Memory when reconciling a large edit session

One of our users has been periodically experiencing 'Out of Server Memory' errors with ArcSDE 10.0 when trying to reconcile a large edit session. VMware ESX Instance: Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Creating a VB.net Dataset in Visual Studio 2010 from an SDE Geodatabase

I am building an ArcMap Addin that contains several Windows Forms with controls that need to be bound to a database. I am trying to decide whether or not to use a native SQL Server Database or an SDE ...
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Any way to speed up an append of data to SDE database while it is still versioned?

My group works on a database and about once a month I receive data that must be appended. This process has required me to reconcile and post all versions to default. I then pull down the database ...
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Changing workspace path of query layer using ArcPy?

I'm trying to change the workspace path of a query layer using the code below and it always breaks. The layer is connected to a view in an Oracle Spatial 10g database. The database is SDE enabled ...
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ArcObjects Memory Leak with IWorkspaceEdit?

I have ArcGIS 10.1 installed. I have created a function for copying all of the features from one shapefile to another using IFeatureBuffer, now every time the function when it is called, it takes ...
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Pulling ArcSDE feature classes from current map to fieldmapping as DETable?

I'm working with SDE layers in arcmap. trying to avoid pointing to the sde file itself. I've tried workspace.Pathname, it was empty for sde remote workspace. I've also tried IName from workspace, ...
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Which edition of ArcGIS for Server and which capacity level?

I need to define the edition of ArcGIS for Server product to invest for a small scale oil & gas company. What we need is to be able to: Work on a geodatabase with 2-3 concurrent desktop users ...
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Looking for a QGIS solution to make aerial imagery ArcSDE compatiable

Would like to avoid having to use 3d Analyst and use free raster tools in QGIS or elsewhere to make aerial rasters ArcSDE compatible. This 18 page work flow is what I am trying to use. Any suggestions ...
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What are the pros/cons of using an MSSQL SDE Database rather than a File-gdb in ArcGIS Server

I have taken over an ArcSDE 9.3 Enterprise database setup which has around 80% of it´s vector data in an MSSQL SDE Database system and 20% in FileGDB on the application server. I am trying to ...
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New SQL Monitor Showing Database Deadlocks, Should I be alarmed?

We recently installed a SQL Monitoring tool that is raising High Alerts for SQL Server Deadlocks on my SDE database at random times during the day. Using the information provided in the Alert I have ...
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How to repair Geometric Network in Versioned ArcSDE Geodatabase?

Our Versioned ArcSDE workflow has a feature dataset with Geometric Network in the parent (Default), which users derive in their own versions. It is now observed that in some versions, the geometric ...
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Error opening feature class from SDE (which can be opened in another application)

We're using ArcGis 10.1 with ArcSDE 9.3.1 on Oracle 10g. I've got 2 layers that cannot be opened or modified with ArcCatalog or ArcMap (but they show up in the list. Everything worked just fine ...
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Create ESRI ArcSDE Connection File (.sde) using Python/ArcPy at the ArcView license level?

Is there an alternative way to create ArcSDE connections in ArcGIS 10.0 using Python at the ArcView license level? I need to create 4 separate connection files for a MXD SDE data source re-point tool. ...
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How to split Relationship Class privileges between different users while maintaining referential integrity?

I am using a relationship class to maintain a one-to-many relationship between material sites (under Engineering's purview) and the material sites' sample status and content (under Materials' ...
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ArcSDE Database Refactoring Tools?

We are using liquibase as evolutionary DB change management tool in our applications, it works great when we use it in "common" database schemas. But we also work with GIS applications using esri ...
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Save edits before disconnecting users from enterprise geodatabase?

Is there any method that enables the Administrator to save the users edits before disconnecting them for an enterprise geodatabase. Because I am disconnecting users as shown in the screenshot, but ...
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How can you tell which port number an existing Database Connection is configured for?

I have a database connection to a postgresql database on a non-default port, 5433. I specify TESTDB,5433 as the instance and I can connect with no errors. If I open that connection properties ...
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Is it possible to add an ArcGIS attachment to a row in Oracle/SDE using oracle stored procedures?

So far I have been able to attach files to features within a featureclass using the python tools and ArcObjects. Within Oracle I have been able to add features with geometries using the ST_Geometry ...
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Database connection (SDE) failed after database was renamed

I created an enterprise geodatabase in SQL Server 2008 R2 with ArcCatalog (10.2). It was connected via an sde file in ArcCatalog then. Then I had to rename the database from SQL Server Management ...
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Arcpy cannot connect to SDE on PostgreSQL with 32-bit version

So I've been banging my head against a wall for awhile with this one. I recently setup an SDE database in Postgres, and all seemed good. I am able to connect to it from both ArcMap and ArcCatalog, ...
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Update Existing Feature Class by Replacing Features with Updated Versions from a Shapefile

I have a feature class in a versioned ArcSDE geodatabase with archiving enabled. I receive regular updates for this data in shapefile format. I want to be able to replace any features that have ...
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Connecting ArcSDE to Quantum GIS for dummies?

I really have a need to be able to connect to and edit ArcSDE data in Quantum GIS. This question has been asked before and apparently is possible, but the instructions are just not specific enough ...
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Feature service requires registered database error?

I am working on ArcGIS Server 10.2 and SQL Server 2008. when I want to publish the service, I get this error "Feature service requires a registered database" that's error happen when I read (List By ...
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Bulk insert into MS SQL Creating ObjectID's

I am running an ETL from a spatial view into publication database. The view has results in duplicate ObjectID's. I started working with the get_ids SP example from ESRI, but that seems to be built ...
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Shoehorning hierarchial data into ArcSDE for MS SQL Server?

I've been tasked with creating a set of tables to store hierarchical data within an ArcSDE. This is in reference to utility data, i.e, a set of valves, control panels, actuators, etc (each ...
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Cannot Save Edits to File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2

When trying to edit a File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2, everything works as expected until the user saves their edits. When pressing save, all edits revert back to their original state with no ...
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Geodatabase Connection to Oracle Active Data Guard Standby

Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. ENVIRONMENT Database Server: Oracle 11.2.0.2.0 Single-Instance Database on Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise 64-bit Oracle Active Data Guard for ...
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Issues importing feature class to SDE SQL Server 2012

I have received an error indicating there could be issues with my geometry when attempting to import a feature class into SDE. I ran the check geometry tool. No issues. I have removed all fields ...
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Data loss after compressing geodatabase in ArcSDE

I suffer sometimes from data loss after compressing ArcSDE geodatabase, this geodatabase contains versioned feature classes, so the compressing script reconciles and compress the geodatabase: # ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 & SQL Server 2012

We currently updated to SQL Server 2012 and now we are encountering a slower performance when connecting to the geodatabase on SQL Server 2012. Here are the things that we tried to fix the issue: - ...
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Can .Net version of ArcGIS Server expose Oracle spatial data without ArcSDE, or is this limited to Java version?

I'm planning a new deployment of ArcGIS Server and I want to avoid using ArcSDE if possible. My vendor requires that we store our spatial data in Oracle and we prefer to use Microsoft server ...
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How to know Who is reconciling the Version to DEFAULT(Parent) in Geodatabase

We have Public DEFAULT version and working Versions(Child) have been created directly from DEFAULT. We have also provided Reconcile-Post Option to group of Users placed at separate locations. Hence ...
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Can I use an Update cursor with a versioned feature class which has attachments in ArcObjects .NET

I have a problem with my code (C# ArcObjects 10.1). We are trying to update and insert 10 - 15 rows at a time into a feature class hosted in ArcSDE 10.1 on SQL Server 2008 R2. We have a feature class ...
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Is it possible to re-point operational layers ArcGIS Mobile projects v.3.0

We have an ArcGIS mobile project with two operational layers for data collection. The layers source from a GIS server on the cloud, running on top of an SDE. The database has a feature dataset, and ...
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What is fastest way to copy feature dataset from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase in ModelBuilder?

What geoprocessing tool is the fastest for copying feature datasets from SDE to fgdb? I want to make a model in ModelBuilder that copies an entire featuredataset from my SDE database to a file ...
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View in ArcSDE 10.1 Problem

I have created a view by joining a feature layer and 2-3 other tables in ArcSDE database using help from James Richard Post. The view gets created fine in both SQL Server 2008 and also in SDE. In ...
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How to compress enterprise geodatabase with stored procedure?

I'm looking for a stored procedure in ArcSDE for SQL Server which performs geodatabase compression to include it in our daily maintenance plan. Is there any such thing in ArcSDE 10.0?
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How to get WKT from SHAPE column in the ArcSDE geodatabase?

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase running on top of SQL Server 2008. A table for a feature layer was added from ArcCatalog. The SHAPE column is a type of int which was automatically converted from ...
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ArcSDE error: “Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded ”

I have an ArcSDE error: " *Failed to connect to database. Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded " Did what ESRI recommended :" Check the value set for the CONNECTIONS parameter in ...
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Storing Shapes in database

What is more effective? Storing Shapes as shape column (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geodatabases/topology_basics.htm) in database? Or maybe store shapes in seperate tables ...
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ArcSDE Feature View in a GeoDatabase other than the Feature's Database

here is the problem I have been struggling with: We have our spatial features in an SDE enabled DB (call it DB1) and have a client DB which is SDE enabled as well (meaning geo-DB call it DB2) and ...
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Importing Rasters to ArcSDE 9.3.1 using sderaster

OK, I am trying to import a raster to 11g using the sderaster command. It is a stand alone jpg with a world file associated, and pyramids. Am I right in assuming I cannot import a JPG, I can only ...
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ArcObjects .NET 9.3 upgrade to 10 breaks IRasterDataset.Copy(…) code

I have to upgrade an application from ArcObjects 9.3 (C# .NET) to 10. Unfortunately, there seems to be some incompatibility regarding the IRasterDataset.Copy method. The following code worked fine in ...
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Get Feature Count

My situation is as below, Database 1 : SDE database.Topo Feature Class : 170 Database 2 : SDE database.AOI Feature Class : 1 I want to get feature count of 170 feature classes base on selected AOI ...
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Verify Geodatabase Integrity?

I'm regularly backing up an ArcSDE Geodatabase. The backup is done by using arcpy.Copy_management to copy datasets from SDE to a local File GeoDatabase. How can I verify the integrity of the back up ...
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Using REST Services acquiring limited data from DataBase like LayerDefinition

I am working with ArcGIS Server 10.2 and MS SQL DB. I have a requirement in which i need to retrieve limited data using a query from a bulk data using the same Map Service REST URL which can give me ...
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get the ogr_SDE.dll from the MapServer

can please some one give help to get the ogr_SDE.dll from http://www.maptools.org/ms4w/index.phtml?page=home.html I will connect the ArcSDE to my QGis, like that intruction ...
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Can SDEMON command be used on ArcGIS Desktop?

Working on ArcSDE I need to use SDEMON to monitor or stop users, so that I can do my updates. Can SDEMON command be used on ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?
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'OutofMemoryException' whilst data trasnfer

I have a process in which data is transferred from PGDB to SDE GDB, recently I have encountered error - 'OutofMemoryException' and the process stops. I have noticed this error while trying to transfer ...