ESRI geodatabase is a particular database schema designed by ESRI for managing "layers", "versioning", "topology" and other ESRI application specific storage requirements.

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Combining edits from multiple Geodatabases into a Master Geodatabase

Is there a way to automate combining edits from multiple, single project geodatabases into a master geodatabase based off the date the edits were made without creating duplicated of the same project ...
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Importing Feature Class to Oracle SDE Geodatabase Simplifies Features

I recently imported a feature class from a File Geodatabase to an Oracle SDE Geodatabase. The features of the two feature classes now look drastically different despite not having any edits made. ...
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How to merge Shapefiles from multiple folders into Geodatabase Featureclass?

I have a question regarding the merge of a lot of folders, which has a lot subfolders, which has the shapefiles stored. I would like to merge all those in one geodatabase. So I thought to use a ...
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Opening a featureclass not being the owner of the data in SDE

How can you open a featureclass if you are not the schema owner but have been given privs to select or view the data? So given a name of a featureclass, say "STREETS" - how can I open this if I am ...
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Coded Value Domain is showing, but not Description?

I have a Domain that is working, but the issue is when I query on the feature. I need to be able to search on the Coded Description, not the Code Value. The attribute table is giving me the Coded ...
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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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Best practices for sharing feature classes between different geodatabases

We're starting to work on different projects. All of them have their own data and classes but some of them are common (ex. parcels, traffic, road definition, etc.). What are the best practices for ...
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How to apply schema changes on Esri geodatabase two-way replica set?

I have an Esri geodatabase two-way replica set. I need to update the schema on both databases in the replica set. Esri describes doing this using ArcGIS schema tools (compare/export/import replica ...
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Open Raster stored in ESRI V10.0 Geodatabase in QGIS V2.4

Is there a way to open a raster that is stored in ESRI V10.0 Geodatabase in QGIS V2.4. I can open the vector layer, but there does not seems to be a way to open a raster.
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Attachments not saving in an Enterprise Geodatabase

I have an ArcGIS Server 10.2.2 feature service. The feature classes are saved in a SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Geodatabase. The feature classes have attachments enabled. They are non-versioned and ...
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Importing values into n:m relationship class of geodatabase?

I have an m:n relationship class in an ArcGIS 10.0 Geodatabase. The values for the association table already exist in another table. I would now like to import this table into the ArcGIS ...
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Connect to remote Sqlserver using arcobject

I want to connect to a database assigned to a vps with an ip address.I used this string to connect to Database when it was on localhost. how I change it to connect to remote one? ...
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What is ArcGIS for Desktop (and Geodatabase) equivalent to Regions of ArcInfo Workstation Coverages?

Here's one for those who've been around the block a few times. ArcInfo Workstation from days of yore had an intelligent data model called Regions or Region sub coverages. With this model one could ...
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Should I delete the existing replica when create a new replica with the same name?

I have successfully create a replica between 2 geodatabase and use a scheduler to synchronize the replica between the 2 geodatabase several months ago. But the scheduler didn't work because of changes ...
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Can you create feature classes with the same name in different feature dataset

I've searched but can't seem to find any info on this which is surprising as this should be an easy one to answer. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3 and trying to create a feature class called 'cadastre' in ...
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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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When to use multiple geodatabases?

I'm working on a project involving one database , but the customer's needs have evolved, so he needs to manage multiple projects. I tried to work with adding an id for each project, which gave me more ...
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Add Spatial Database Connection fails?

I created a Database Server (SQL Express 2008.) I created a "New GeoDatabase..." I double-click on "Add Spatial Database Connection." I fill out the dialog and change the transactional version. ...
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Can OGR handle Esri's Geodatabase extensible markup language (XML) files?

The USDA Forest Service distributes GIS data as Esri Geodatabase extensible markup language (XML) files. I downloaded one in the hopes that I would be able to convert it to something less esoteric ...
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How do I link an existing install of GDAL to FileGDB in Linux?

The distribution I use (CentOS) only has GDAL 1.8 available through elgis. I've downloaded the FileGDB API from ESRI and I'd like to be able to link it after an install. How can I do this?
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IFeatureWorkspace.CreateFeatureClass() error

I am trying to read a csv file straight into a set of new feature classes within a new file geodatabase, but I am getting the following stack trace when it fails: Attempted to read or write ...
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Switching from ArcDesktop to ArcGIS Online

I have many GIS files that I was using to create some maps for my work. Our desktop version of ArcGIS expired and we decided to move to the basic online version. I am unable to upload any of my ...
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One-to-many relationship classe(s)/table(s) used for monitoring

I realize that this may be a bit simplistic for this blog, so I apologize in advance. However, for someone with a working knowledge of ArcGIS, I've had issues figuring this out on my own. I have a ...
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Why do converting GPS points to polygon using ArcObjects differ from manual converting?

I am working on a project where I have a .gpx file, convert it to a polygon and save it in a geodatabase. I wrote the code and it works fine. But when I rewrote the code in ArcMap using the gpx to ...
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Connecting to SQL Server Geodatabase using ArcObject in C#

I am going to save a polygon that is created from points to remote geodatabase.I am new with arcobject and cant undrestand how it works..at this point I want to open a connection to database using ...
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How to transform JSON with field x,y to gdb in fme

I have JSON file with x,y field. I wonder how to transform geoemtry to gdb? Example of json: [ { "OBJECTID": "1", "x": "15", "y": "21" }, { "OBJECTID": "2", "x": "16", ...
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Using SQL replication to replicate Geodatabases (in stead of ArcGIS replicas) [closed]

Given two geodatabases (A and B) in SQL Server (Express) is it possible to replicate from A to B using SQL Server replication instead of using Esri's geodatabase replication?
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Changing default precision and scale of number fields in ArcSDE geodatabase table?

After I change the precision and scale for my short, long, float, and double field types when creating a table in ArcMap SDE geodatabase, ArcMap will reset my precision and scale to default values. ...
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Update license for enterprise geodatabase with GP/Python?

I am attaching dozens of database files to a SQL Server instance and then I have to run sdesetup command to update the geodatabase license by pointing to my ArcGIS Server license. I am trying to find ...
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Copy features between file geodatabase and ArcSde by using ArcObjects

I want to transfer all contents of a table from file geodatabase (*.gdb) to a table in ArcSde. In fact the data is meant to be replaced, so I need also to clear the table in ArcSde. Both tables have ...
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Setting up file geodatabase API

Can someone point me to a guide for setting up the file geodatabase API? I'm using Visual Studio Express 2012. I can deal with writing and debugging the code - I just can't seem to figure out how to ...
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Raster Catalog or Mosaic Dataset for Time Series dataset?

I am trying to determine which one is the best practice to build a time series. I have 2004 to 2013 NDVI clipped that I have assembled in Raster Catalog and Mosaic Dataset. Currently, I am using ...
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Text fields vs. Numeric fields [duplicate]

When designing geodatabases I have followed industry standards and used text and numeric fields. Some people have different ways of designing geodatabases and only use text fields. What are the ...
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Coded Value Domains in ArcMap

I am analyzing a database in ArcMap 10.1 and I wanted to know whether it is possible to trace what tables are linked to a particular Coded Value Domain? I am attempting to find a particular table. I ...
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Copying domain (and only domain) between Esri geodatabases?

Sometimes I have the need to copy a domain(s) from one geodatabase to another (without the featureclass or table). In the past, I have accomplished this in a few different ways, but each method is ...
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How to run “sdetable register” command in SQL Server?

I was planning to run "sdetable register" command to register a particular field as OID for an non-spatial table already created in a SDE database. I am with SQL Server 2008 R2. I tried to run the ...
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Convert Oracle schema to GeoDatabase using Direct Connect only

Either this is a gap in the documentation or I'm really missing something! I know that I can direct connect to an SDE GeoDatabase without needing ArcSDE to be installed on the database server, but I ...
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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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Editor tracking on geometric network feature classes

Editor tracking is not working on my geometric network feature classes. Although I enabled the editor tracking - dates and times are not recorded in layers while editing. Is it impossible? or a ...
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Deleted features not synchronizing in one-way (ArcSDE to File Geodatabase) geodatabase replication?

I am testing three one way (ArcSDE 10 -> File Geodatabase) replicas. Each replica is derived from a layer created by selection by location from a citywide road dataset, so that each of the three ...
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Changes in synchronized replica not shown in ArcMap or ArcCatalog without refreshing

I am synchronizing a one-way replica in ArcEditor using Python. I tried adding RefreshActiveView and RefreshCatalog to the code, but I still need to refresh the synchronized database to see the ...
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Enabling SQL Server 2008 database to access it as Esri geodatabase via ArcSDE using ArcGIS 10.0?

I have 1 SQL Server 2008 and 1 Oracle database (did not check which version it is). I'd like to convert them to geodatabases, first that 'MS SQL Server 2008', then Oracle. So, leave Oracle for a ...
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Creating ArcSDE feature class in MS SQL Server?

Unfortunately I am totally dumb when it comes to programming, and very new to databases (mainly because I studied geography), so : I have a Microsoft SQL Database Server, and a ArcSDE geodatabase. I ...
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ArcGIS Attribute Subdomain?

Is there a way to create attribute subdomains in ArcGIS with clauses? For example, if I'm editing a line feature class of pipes, I create a domain for the pipe type to be either plastic or metal. I ...
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Importing data from Oracle Data Pump into empty Oracle ArcSDE Geodatabase?

I have an ArcSDE Geodatabase that contains empty layers created using ArcCatalog. I would like to import data into those layers from a Data Pump of an Oracle database that has the same structure as ...
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Where is connection file used to connect ArcMap to ArcSDE?

In ArcMap 10.0, how do I find where the connection file is that is being used to connect to ArcSDE 10 on Sql Server 2008? Some non administrative users are hooking up to SDE as the user 'sde' with db ...
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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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Renaming shapefiles with prefix while running arcpy.FeatureClassToGeodatabase?

I'm fairly new to the arcpy world. I am trying to create a script in 10.0 that will load a dataset (file geodatabase) into ArcSDE and rename the feature classes with a prefix, i.e. San_Diego_Bay -> ...
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Creating “Empty” version of ArcSDE geodatabase?

Is it possible to create an "Empty" version of an ArcSDE geodatabase? I have a large default ArcSDE geodatabase that I would like to create an empty version for a new project. By "Empty" version I ...
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Lock during ApplyEdits

Have a JavaScript application trying to push data to a FeatureServer on ArcGIS Server 10.1. I get this error occasionally: {Error code '400': 'Unable to complete operation.' Lock request conflicts ...