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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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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Updating ArcMap links to ArcSDE Geodatabase feature classes?

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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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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Creating a multiversioned view with ArcSDE and SQL Server 2008 R2

I am using the administration command sdetable -o create_mv_view to create a multiversioned view on a table in SQL Server 2008 R2. Everything appears to be working correctly with one exception: The ...
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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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What is the correct order for compressing, rebuilding indexes and updating statistics in ArcGIS?

I want to script out the compressing, rebuilding of indexes and updating statistics on our SDE databases, but I want to make sure I have the correct order for these to run. What would be the correct ...
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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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Installing ArcGIS 10.1 on SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster [closed]

We're running into some performance issues when accessing large enterprise geodatabases on a SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster. The database itself performs well and returns queries fine but presenting the ...
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Calculate Field based on field value in a second table

I have a table in a MSSQL Server Enterprise SDE database. I need to join a table from a MS SQLExpress Workgroup SDE database and then calculate 11 fields in the Enterprise table based on values in ...
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Is it possible to load features into ArcSDE without using ArcObjects?

I have a SDE geodatabase in MS SQL Server, where geometries are stored in MS SQL's native geometry types, rather than the ArcSDE Binary. It seems like it would be relatively easy to create new ...
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Feature Class To Geodatabase => ERROR 000210: Cannot create output

error messages: Executing: FeatureClassToGeodatabase E:\jags20120321.mdb\ch_cs "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" Start Time: Sat ...
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Is there a way to see the coded value domain list of possible values from arcmap 9.3.1?

Is there a way to see the possible values of a specific coded value domain in arcmap 9.3.1 (I have no access to the SDE which holds all the data in arcCatalog)?
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Granting permission in ArcSDE geodatabasewhen layers are inside geometric network?

When I use sdetable command to grant pemission to a table that located in a SDE SQL server geodatabase it works properly, this table is a non-spatial table which is in geodatabase immediately, I mean ...
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Has anyone successfully implemented a web service that sits on top of ArcSDE (SQL Server 2008)?

Here's the situation. We have planned point locations that lie within predefined polygonal project areas. Our IT department currently has these polygonal project areas in SQL Server 2008 as geography ...
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Does ST_GEOMETRY support Linear Referencing

I am wondering if the ArcGIS ST_GEOMETRY provides Linear Referencing functions, such as creating a point based on a given measurement, like Oracle Spatial. I couldn't find any function like that in ...
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How to edit PostgreSQL geodatabase table using ArcPy?

I'm trying to update a table using a python script and it's not working. The table resides in a postgres geodatabase and is versioned. I have also verified my user permissions (I'm the admin). The ...
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What is the difference between ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server?

I have been working with ArcGIS Desktop where I use ArcMap for doing GIS work. Can anyone please explain to me in simple words What is ArcSDE and ArcGIS server? These can be independent dedicated ...
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Attaching files to features: File server vs SDE attachment

I have some files that I would like to attach to my sde features. Files are small in size ( <40 KB) and have 1:1 relation to features. I wonder which method is superior, specially in terms of ...
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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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Can ArcHydro tools be used on a network in an SDE enterprise geodatabase?

Most of the documentation for ArcHydro tools discusses their use on data in ESRI's personal and file geodatabases. Is it possible to use ArcHydro tools to set network flow direction on a networked ...
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Are ESRI spatial views regenerated whenever they are queried?

If a spatial view contains data "joined" from multiple tables, will all the tables be queried whenever a query is executed against the spatial view? We have some spatial views and whenever we run a ...
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ORA-28595: Extproc agent : Invalid DLL Path

I'm trying to create a table with spatial column in oracle and insert data into it. I'm using ArcSDE and Oracle. The version of Oracle is 11.2.0, the version of ArcSDE is 10.0. My create statement is:...
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How to Unlock feature classes in ArcCatalog that don't show user

In ArcCatalog there are some feature classes that are locked and don't show a user. After restarting SQL server, the feature classes remain locked. Any ideas as to what might be causing this and how I ...
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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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ArcSDE 10.2: How to enable and create Geodatabase in Oracle without ArcGIS Desktop

Since there is no Post Installation Wizard anymore in ArcSDE 10.2 - how can i enable und create a geodatabase in oracle without ArcGIS Desktop? We have only an EDN description for ArcGIS Server/SDE, ...
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ST_Geometry vs SDE Binary: seeking recommendations, experiences

I've got some questions I've collected as we try to come to a decision about whether to use ST_Geometry or SDE native geometry for an Oracle/SDE datastore on a new project. The organization has quite ...
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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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Trigger on SQL Server 2008 ArcSDE 10 and ArcGIS Server 10

I need to build a sql server db trigger to update a date field with the current date when a record is inserted or updated, I think. I will be using the date field as a way to recognize updates/...
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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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Creating Stored Procedure in versioned SDE_SQLServer geodatabase using DDL?

I've almost used SQL server_SDE geodatabases for 3 years in GIS projects and I don't know how can I create a stored procedure in geodatabase.I use ESRI case tool to create a geodatabase in ArcCatalog(...
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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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Error when using arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute() to connect to SQL Server - ArcGIS 10.4

I am able to connect to a MS SQL Server 2012 geodatabase with the arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute() when using the .sde connection file pre-created in ArcGIS. I am not able to connect to a MS SQL Server 2012 ...
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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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How can I programatically register a feature class as versioned

Is there a way to programatically register a feature class as versioned? I'm able to register aFeatureDatasetwith the IVersionObject3 interface, but not an individual feature class.
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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 CAST function in ArcMap 10 with ArcSDE?

I would like to use the CAST function in the definition query property of a layer and/or in the label class sql query window. This was the most promising link that I've found, including the two links ...
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Calculating space 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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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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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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Identifying geometry storage type in geodatabase stored in Oracle?

How do I identify what geometry storage type is being used with a specific geodatabase stored in Oracle 9i via ArcSDE 9.3.1?
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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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Is there a LINQ-provider for GeoDatabase

I want to query my ArcSDE geodatabase using LINQ but I don´t know if there is an ESRI-provider that may also read geometries and which is able to handle archiving as well. Thus I´d like to read data ...
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Connecting to MSSQL 2008 R2 with QGIS 2.0.1

There have been questions related to this, but some of them seem out of date or no one has asked. I'm trying to connect to SQL Server 2008R2 using a MSSQL connection in QGIS. I'm not exactly sure if ...