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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SDE views not showing values in joined table

I created an SDE view between a point feature class and a table (stored in SDE) - the join is done on a text field called RFRNC. I changed the view so that it is now a LEFT OUTER JOIN in line with ...
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How do I retrieve a feature outside of ArcSDE into an IFeature in ArcObjects?

I would like to be able to use Entity Framework with a repository pattern for non-spatial querying of my SDE Sql Server database. I was hoping to reverse code-first engineer the database with the ...
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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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After running the Version Changes tool ..Export pre-reconcile/post records from parent

I would like to export those records identified as changes after running the Version Changes tool before running Reconcile and Post tools. Preferably with python or having python call a program to do ...
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Is there a SDE command to export/import feature class schema only without data?

I'm using ArcGIS Server 10.0, ArcSDE 10.0 and Oracle 11g. I'd like to create a sde export of my layers' schema. The export would be used to create easily those layer in a new database instance. Do ...
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How to number polygons according to their spatial relationships?

I have, for example, this layer in postgresql (polygons): table : poly (objectid: integer, num: integer, shape: geometry) I want to enumerate the polygons from left to right and top to bottom ...
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Benefit of using GlobalIDs in ArcSDE geodatabase?

This may be somewhere, but I can't find a clear answer on exactly the benefit of GlobalIDs are in a database. What are the benefits of using these in an organization that has about 6 people editing ...
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ArcGIS Displays Wrong Date

I have a postgres database with a series of fields that includes a date field in MM/DD/YYYY format. Through ArcSDE it displays in Arc in a weird format with the wrong date and some made up time. When ...
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Scheduled Task - calling python through BAT

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and setting up some scheduled tasks to run on our server. I am calling a python script in a .bat file. When it runs, the connection to our SDE database is "invalid" or do not ...
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Delete a feature data set in SDE 10 programmatically

Is there a way to delete a feature data set and all of its feature classes programmatically either by using custom code or pre-existing command line tools? There is a tool provided by SDE called ...
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Adding data from a SQL Server Spatial database to ArcMap or ArcEngine application with ArcObjects for better performance

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase stored in MS SQL Server 2008 R2. The datasets in this geodatabase range from 10 record to 7 million records and there is a mixture of tables and spatial datasets (SQL ...
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Can I copy an entire geodatabase with relationship classes and domains and reproject all feature classes from wgs84 to state plane?

I have an SDE geodatabase with several feature classes, tables, relationship classes, and domains. All the feature classes are currently in WGS84 coordinate system. I need an exact copy of the ...
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Edit SDE table with ArcObjects

The link below provides a code snippet for editing an SDE table with ArcObjects. Are there any other or newer code examples out there of how to edit a SDE table by using ArcObjects? Edit SDE ...
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Record Date and User for an edited feature

The client has a Feature Class in SDE 9.3.1. When a feature in the feature class is edited the client wants to automatically record the date/time and who edited it in the feature class attributes. ...
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What is the significance of the SDE lineage length?

ORA-55378 left a great answer to my question: Does a high number of SDE_state_lineages slow performance? But, I realized I don't really understand what lineage length means and how it affects ...
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How to transfer attributes to thousands of local points from ArcSDE feature class with millions of polygons?

I have a set of points and a huge feature class with topographic information (OS MasterMap for who knows it). I'm talking millions of polygons huge. I want to transfer attributes of the polygons to ...
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Should slow refresh rate be expected while viewing 1000 points out of 100 million using ArcSDE/Oracle?

Is it normal to experience very slow refresh rate in ArcMap with 1000 points shown out of 100 million using ArcSDE/Oracle? I’am testing a setup with ArcSDE/Oracle database to contain geographical ...
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How to Keep Database and Server Connections active

It seems like everyday I go to publish a service or connect to my SDE I get messages that I can't connect. It is particularly annoying when trying to publish a service to ArcServer. The connections ...
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Difference between registering with ArcSDE and registering with Geodatabase?

As I understand it : Registering with ArcSDE: gives the possibility to ArcGIS to recognize spatial data stored in a database Registering with Geodatabase: makes it possible for data to participate ...
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Update ArcMap links to ArcSDE Geodatabase features

I've seen questions about attemting to repair a .mxd file with broken links. What I would like to do is get ahead of this issue and "fix" it before it becomes a problem. I have my data in an ArcSDE ...
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Checking current user privileges for an SDE dataset with Python/arcpy

I am managing data distribution via an ArcSDE Oracle gdb to a number of users (schemas?), each of which can only have read only access to datasets they have requested access to, and have then been ...
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Creating a spatial “Many to one” join

I'm trying to create what I call a "many to one" join. I don't know if that would be the correct term or not. I have a table that has unique account numbers for mobile homes (i.e. - M1007970) per ...
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Access Metadata from ArcSDE-tables using python

Is it possible to access the metadata of a feature class in a ArcSDE-data, using arcpy / python (on Arcgis 10.0). I suppose I could export the metadata to xml and parse the xml, but is there a more ...
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Where can I get jsde_sdk.jar for ArcSDE 10?

I had an environment working with no problems, with Geonetwork harvesting metadata from ArcSDE 9.3. It was done trhu the following libraries, copied from the ArcSDE installation to the Geonerwork lib ...
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Does ArcSDE require Oracle Spatial rather than Oracle Locator licensing for any functionality when working with SDO_GEOMETRY?

I'm looking for specific information on whether the ESRI suite requires Oracle Spatial for any of the functionality, or if Locator is always sufficient for working with SDO_GEOMETRY objects? Do you ...
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Using PHP with a web application?

I have been working on creating a web mapping application using ArcServer 10 and the JavaScript API. Recently I was told that queries need to be run using PHP due to prior work by another team. The ...
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Spatial Views in SDE - What causes them to become unregistered from the geodatabase

Spatial views in ArcSDE allow you to join columns from a 'non-spatial' table in the database to a table with a 'geometry column'. They can also allow you to format and choose the attribute columns ...
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Remove ArcSDE repository and associated files from PostGresql DB

A bit of background first. I have a PostGres DB with PostGIS, I also have ArcSDE installed in this DB and all feature classes created through ArcSDE are using the PG_Geometry. Everything works well! ...
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Power Outage and ArcSDE

I'm working on a hostile environment. Power outages, despite our efforts to minimize them, are often here. Yesterday we had a power outage and we had 2 ArcSDE databases working. I have two sets of ...
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Update value in domain and same should reflect in attribute field

I have a SDE GDB, where i have no. of domains created. we have created domain for state names, which is used by all feature classes to update their respective state name. Now i have discovered that ...
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Does a high number of SDE_state_lineages slow performance?

In our SDE database, the SDE_state_lineages table has around 200,000 records, the SDE_states has around 900, and our SDE_versions table has around 1,300 records. We've been having performance issues ...
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How to populate SQL options for ModelBuilder parameter from ArcSDE feature class?

I am creating a very basic model tool for a class project and I am running into trouble getting the SQL values to populate. I have read the ArcGIS 10: How to populate SQL options for parameter in tool ...
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Problems displaying joined attribute data through ArcGIS Server

I have an ArcSDE feature class in an ArcMap MXD which I have 'joined' to a view into an external SQL database table, that is connected via an OLE DB connection. In the MXD the join works perfectly; I ...
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Installing ArcSDE engine plugin for Eclipse?

I'm looking for the following jars for the ArcSDE API: jsde_sdk.jar jpe_sdk.jar concurrent.jar icu4_3_2.jar thanks to this answer I've found that they can be gotten installing the ArcSDE engine ...
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Using xml workspace to overwrite geodatabase in ArcGIS Server 10 with ArcSDE for SQL Server?

I want to transfer a geodatabase from my development server to my client's production server. We are using SQL Server, but in different versions. Hence I cannot use Backup/restore or detach/attach. ...
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ArcGIS Query Layer performance documentation or feedback

I first tried asking this question in the ArcGIS forums but as is common I got a total of 0 responses. I'm willing to accept this may be due to a lack of knowledge on the subject, but I'm optimistic. ...
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What is the best way to migrate an SDE Database

We have a prod database, with an SDE schema. We want to install a new SDE instance 9.3.1 and link it to a copy of the prod database. ArcSDE 9.3.1 on Linux SLES 4 Now, what is the best way to do ...
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How to allow more polyline vertices for a ST_GEOMETRY in Oracle/SDE?

I'm receiving an error writing geometry (in ArcObjects) that has a large number of vertices (around 900). So big, but not ridiculously big. I would expect this to be no problem and I don't recall ...
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Migrating Feature Datasets from ArcSDE to postgis

I am currently planning the migration of a database from ArcSDE/ Arcmap to postgis / Qgis. The data is stored in raster catalogues and feature datasets. Is there an equivalent to feature datasets ...
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ArcObjects ISQLSyntax with Oracle DB esriSQL_DelimitedIdentifierPrefix issue

New to stack exchange, heading over from the esri forums, it is great! I am trying to produce a query that I can use across all workspaces, naturally using ISQLSyntax. The problem I'm having is that ...
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Error accessing spatial database connection with ArcGIS 10

I set up a new SDE database with ArcGIS 10 and everything appeared to go correctly. The service is running and I'm able to view the database in SQL Server. However, when I try to access the spatial ...
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ArcSDE 10 and PostgreSQL 8.3 vs 8.4

We have recently upgraded our ArcSDE 9.3 instance to ArcSDE 10. I was hoping to upgrade postgresql 8.3 to 8.4 at the same time. Although ArcSDE 10 supports 8.4, it turns out that the ArcSDE wizards ...
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Calculating the space a feature class will use in ArcSDE?

Is it possible to get a good estimate on how much space a feature class will take once loaded into ArcSDE from how big they are in a FGDB? I have some feature classes in a FGDB, where some are a few ...
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DBMS and ArcSDE Architecture for Large (Mostly Non-Spatial) Dataset

I have ~1000 fixed points representing data collection stations with multiple sensors, and a csv that is ~4.5GB of values in the format: id pointid sensor measdatetime measvalue 50345 500 ...
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Attribute Indexes ArcSDE 9.3.1 for Attribute Joins on GUID field types

I create my joins on primary/foreign keys that are guids...I don't seem to be able to create an index on this field in my target table. After joining to this table it takes 4 minutes to open the ...
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Geometry storage type in geodatabase Oracle 9i with SDE 9.3.1

How do I identify what geometry storage type is being used with a specific geodatabase? Thanks.
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ArcSDE - Registering table with Geography spatial column fails with error -138 (SQL Server 2008)

I have a table of point features I am trying to register with ArcSDE (9.3.1 on SQL Server 2008) using the following command: sdelayer -o register -l ThirdPartyWellsSurface,Shape -e np -C OBJECTID,SDE ...
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ArcSDE 10.0 giomgr Error During Post Install

I just installed ArcSDE 10.0 and ran the post install once to test the install and it ran great. Today I tried to run another post install to create another database and I get the error: "Parameter ...
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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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Preparations for a transition to ArcSDE [closed]

So I'm a GIS Intern for a city government, we are preparing to purchase ArcSDE and implement it to our current GIS setup. I'm curious as to what should be done before it is purchased. Our GIS consists ...