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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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 ...
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Data driven pages to line up?

When I create a map book, using data driven pages, when I place teh actual pages side by side there is some overlap, so the pages do not line up exactly. Is there a way to clip the overlap so that the ...
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Use MATLAB mapping toolbox to connect to ArcIMS Server or Geodatabase connection

is there a way to connect to an ArcIMS server or to a Geodatabase connection using the MATLAB mapping toolbox? I see that it allows connection to WMS servers, but don't see how to connect to the ...
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Harmonizing feature class definitions from many geodatabases

I just started a new job and we have about 20 different clients. Each client has their own database with totally different schemas. I'm trying to combine all of the schemas into a blank database ...
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Search Geodatabase [closed]

I'm looking for a way to search Geodatabase's for files? Is there any function like this available? Obviously windows search only returns the random ID's for the tables within a Geodatabase. I'd like ...
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Transfer subtype Descriptions form long integer value into a string at new diffrent field

I need to convert entire geodatebase into shp files.One of the layers have 30 subtypes. I want and maintain the subtype data. Is there a way to Automatically populate the name of the subtype (Transfer ...
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How to extract data from Geodatabase?

We have been happily using the 2010 Census Demographic Profile data in Shapefile format for some time. We now want to start using the ACS 5-year Estimates Data Profiles which, sadly, are only ...
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Cant see my Table of Contents in Arc10

I am new to Arc10. I am using a students version on my home laptop. I have lost my table of contents completely from the left side of my screen. Does anyone know where I can find the damn thing? ...
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...
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How to add more than 200 codes to domain in geodatabase?

I want to add a domain in geodatabase as country code and country name (description) (more than 200 codes). What is the best way to do it? How can copy/write manually/python the list of coded ...
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What's the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase?

I haven't really read this anywhere. What is the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase to make sure nothing is left behind in the A & D tables? Do I need to unversion the ...
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Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (.gdb) file that I would like to convert to shapefile (or any other non-proprietary format). Are there any Open Source tools to do so?
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Where can I find the various Esri tools to design a geodatabase?

There is a confusing multitude of tools written by Esri and others (some supported, some unsupported) for designing and diagramming a geodatabase. Here is an attempt at creating a definitive list of ...
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Count number of attributes for unique field values

Running ArcGIS 10.1, I have two feature classes in a geodatabase. One is a point FC for polling stations, the other is a polygon FC for states. The polling station FC contains over 1000 points and ...
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How to create a geodatabase feature class using a geodatabase table schema with ArcPy?

Is there a way in ArcPy to create an empty polygon geodatabase feature class that will acquire the schema of a geodatabase table? I know that it's possible in ArcCatalog (New -> Feature Class and ...
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How do I change the data source for all layers in an MXD?

I have an MXD. It connects to about 30 layers in one of our SDE databases. I want to change the SDE database they connect to. Is there a way to do this without having to right-click every layer and ...
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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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Automatically update feature class based on another feature class in same geodatabase

I work at headquarters and there are 3 regions. Each region is responsible for their data and headquarters is responsible for merging the data and creating a national coverage. All regions and ...
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Identifier (GFID or ObjectID) is not unique

i'm extracting features using Production and Defense Mapping in ArcGIS 10.1. When I run the data reviewer checks I got several errors "Identifier (GFID or ObjectID) is not unique" among different ...
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Create Layer editing/Analysis in an ArcGIS web map application using Javascript API

I want to make an ArcGIS web map application in which user can select different layers of the published map (data of the layer in Postrgresql) and do some analysis based on layer data.import data to ...
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Cartographic Representation: how to use different rule for different polygon?

I create a file geodatabase to hold a polygon of the land boundary. What I would like to set up the RULE to separate colors. I had to split the polygons into 2 separate polygons and change the ID to ...
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Incremental network loader Error - Geometric netwotk QA

Trying to merge 2 geometric networks with Incremental network loader I got this error - How can I find this Closed polylines at my geometric network ?
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How to maintain the data at XML document after changing schema with Diagramer?

After exporting XML with schema and data I did some changes to the schema with ArcGIS Diagramer. now i need to import the new schema and all the data to a new empty file GDB. what are the best ...
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Esri File GDB multi-user edit through QGIS

I have an Esri File GDB with relationship classes. I would like to import this GDB in PostgreSQL or MSSQL to enable multi-user edit through QGIS (dufour) tool. What are the steps/procedures to ...
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Geodatabase ESRI in Qgis 2.0.1 [duplicate]

I received data saved as geodatabase from Esri (10.x) and want to open or work with it in Qgis 2.0.1. The files are like following I read a lot in the forum about this subject but still have no ...
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How to fix spatial reference error on CopyFeatures ArcGIS tool?

When I run the CopyFeatures tool to copy features from an ArcSDE geodatabase to another empty ArcSDE geodatabase (no features, no tables), I get the following result: The error message is about the ...
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How to add Domain using ArcGIS Diagramer?

Is it possible to add domain to XML Schema of GDB using ArcGIS Diagramer ?
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Why is ogrinfo showing no layers from an ESRI FileGDB?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (FileGDB) (size is 15+GB), which has over 10 layers, when I open it up in ArcGIS, everything seems to be working. I want to move this database to postgreSQL with OGR ...
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What is happening when I register a “Feature Class” with Geodatabase?

I'm registering a table w/ native geometry with the geodatabase and it is taking a long, long time. Actually I'm not sure if ArcCatalog is frozen or crashing. The table does have several million ...
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Trouble Copying Data into File Geodatabase from Personal Geodatabase

I've been unable to successfully copy and paste personal geodatabase feature classes to a new file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.1. As the screenshot shows, the Data Transfer dialog box contains all ...
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Are personal geodatabases better suited for quickly querying indexed attributes than file geodatabases?

I'm preparing data for an ArcEngine application that queries the data to search for an address. Sometimes we search just on the street name field, just on the house number field, or both. When using ...
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Cannot input new data into FeatureDataForm

I am wanting to update the fields on my server using a FeatureDataForm. I have followed the documentation, but it still does not work. It also does not have the buttons in the form that say 'OK' and ...
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Is there a way to test if a feature class is registered with geodatabase?

I've got feature classes inside an Oracle 11g ArcSDE geodatabase. I'd like to perform the arcpy method RegisterWithGeodatabase_management on all those feature classes. But before that, I'd like to ...
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How to register table with geodatabase with a command line?

Is there a way to register with geodatabase a table stored in an Oracle 11g database, without using ArcMap or Python script? I'd like to do it with a command line like when registering with ArcSDE ...
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end execution of script and send email if schema has changed

I would like to append the data from one feature class to another after confirming that the schemas match in both feature classes. I can append the data from one FC to another by using this simple ...
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Is there a maximum number of feature classes at File GDB?

Is there a maximum number of feature classes at File GDB ? I'm running a script that creates FC's, after around 1000 a get error of a schema lock ERROR 000210: Cannot create output.
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Scratch Environment

I have a GP script and I'm wondering if I should use Scratch GDB at the processes or just regular GDB, The problem is that this is a read only environment and my temp layers need additional processes ...
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Adding, Updating, and Deleting information from arcGIS Server

I am new to ESRI and GIS. I am starting to get into using client data. I have created maps and put them to the server using arcMap and arcGIS for Server. I need to know how easily I can access these ...
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Adding rows of data to a non-spatial table in ArcMap with a SDE SQL Server for Metadata purposes

I'm attempting to use several non-spatial tables to better organize the large set of feature classes I continually add to a SDE Geodatabase (SQL Server Express). So I have several tables setup and ...
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Identify parcels that have two types of land use

I have two polygon layers in a geodatabase. One layer is land parcels. The other layer is land use. I want to identify the six largest parcels that contain both "upland forests" and "wetlands" (i.e. ...
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Unable to delete .lock files within geodatabase using Python

I am having problems with lock files while deleting and copying geodatabases for backup purposes. print "Now backing up your Geodatabase" distutils.dir_util.remove_tree ...
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ArcGIS: Versioning, Post & Reconcile, Compressing, and Lost in Space

Alright guys, I'm in a bad way here. Here is the short version, and I'll post the long detailed version below. I'm needing to figure out an easier way to post changes to the data on our SDE ...
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Edit SQL Server table (not registered with geodatabase) with arcpy

I am trying to update some rows in a SQL Server database table (not registered with geodatabase) with arcpy.da.UpdateCursor. However, when running the deleteRow(), I get the error return without ...