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What alternatives are there for hosting shapefiles too large for GeoCommons?

I've got a ~500M shapefile I'd like to place where it is publicly accessible and can be found via search. Specifically this dataset is the Bernalillo County, NM assessor parcel and tax database, which ...
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Storage hardware options for large datasets

We are about to organize our data in a centralized spatial data system. The system would provide various services (mainly supporting ftp access, geodatabase editing, and several web mapping ...
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How to restore a back up file into pgadmin III

My backup file containing about 50-60 tables , but I am able to just load only 6 tables for a new db and 31 tables for postgis dbase . And this was the error when I restore a backup file. pg_restore: ...
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Store “template” mxds inside model

Since the ability to store mxds inside a file gdb is still just an idea, I've been mulling over my options for using a "template" mxd within a model. My model uses 4 different mxds, but currently it ...
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Google Drive and Backing-up/Syncing GIS Data

Seeing that many of us have three computers these days (e.g.. work, home and laptop) is anyone using Google Drive as their main file repository for GIS data? I like the idea of backing everything up ...
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Online/cloud storage options for GIS file-based data [closed]

I am currently looking into online/cloud-based storage solutions in general and also for my GIS data which consists of shapefiles, rasters, file geodatabases, and the like (no relational databases). ...
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What are the benefits of Multipart Features?

Multipart points, lines, and polygons are implemented in nearly every GIS, but what benefits, if any, do they provide? In a relational database attributes shared by different features can be stored ...
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Organization in a GIS Shop

This question is about staying organized and current on all your to dos and project tasks. For me I am an avid user of GTD and a variety of online tools such as evernote, toodledo, and gmail. I ...