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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Character encoding support in geodatabases and shapefiles

I've got several geodatabases that include feature classes with Greek letters in a lot of the attributes. When I try exporting a feature class as a shapefile from ArcCatalog, the attributes are ...
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Error when creating enterprise geodatabase

I'm trying to create an enterprise geodatabase. My problem is when I try to create a corporate geodatabase. The error is: Cannot connect to database because the database client software failed ...
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To Use or Not to Use Relationship Classes?

I am building a government database from a massive amount of data. Now I am following the standard approach of the ESRI Local Government Data Model, but modified to fits the needs and wants of a ...
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Creating unique IDs for file geodatabase using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I use ArcEditor licence level, ArcGIS 10.0 version, and we're talking about a file geodatabase. I have several feature classes (electric energy domain) and I want to connect them using relationship ...
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Generating Attachment Match Table in Enterprise Geodatabase?

I've created a file geodatabase, imported a dataset, enabled attachments, generated an attachment match table and then added attachments. Everything worked perfectly and quickly. When I tried the ...
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Create an enterprise geodatabase - Administrator username and password are required

I am trying to create an enterprise geodatabase in oracle 11g, using the create enterprise geodatabase tool in arcmap 10.2. I have properly installed the oracle client needed and I am able to create ...
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Acrgis 10.2.2 make a specific query with IF

I'am using Arcgis 10.2.2 with a geodatabase stored in a file, i'am not using arcgis server. I want to do a specific query in it. I want to do a query which look like that : SELECT *, ...
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What is the difference between Coverage, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS?

I was wondering about the difference in spatial data storage methodology used by Coverages, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS. Coverage was the initial format, followed by Shape Files and now ...
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Cannot Register Database

I want to publish a database to ArcGIS Server. When I try and register the database, I get this error: Can anyone help me? I am using ArcGIS Server and Desktop 10.2 with Microsoft SQL Server 2008. ...
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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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Tuning Esri Geodatabase on Oracle Spatial (SDO_Geometry) performance?

We are storing data in a Geodatabase on Oracle 11g using Oracle Spatial with SDO_Geometry, and then consuming that using ArcGIS server 10.2.1. The performance is very slow, because we are talking ...
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Implementing INSPIRE Metadata with Geodatabase

I would like to begin by saying that I have never implemented INSPIRE metadata with my spatial datasets before. I am undertaking a project which requires my geodatabase metadata to be in the standards ...
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How do I upload a Featureclass to a Geodatabase in C#?

All, I have a featureclass with Arcobjects that came from a Shape file and I wish to import it into a geodatabase. I have the geodatabase connection, I just don't know how to load the feature class ...
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Replicate Geodatabase and append to main SDE database

I have my ArcSDE GDB on SQL Server 2005. This we are maintaining at our end at head office. Now we have installed ArcGIS editor license to regional offices. GIS technicians at regional offices can't ...
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When Versioning with ArcSDE can posted edits be cancelled or rejected?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and attempting to work with an SDE geodatabase (with one polygon feature class) that has already been registered as versioned. I'm new to versioning and am still trying to ...
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Displaying gSSURGO data from a geodatabase

Can someone walk me through the steps necessary to display data from one of the "outer" tables in the geodatabases available through gSSURGO? For instance, what joins do I need to perform to get ...
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Connection property set error on registering PostgreSQL geodatabase with ArcGIS for Server?

We're in the middle of a migrating process. We've imported a geodatabase on a new Linux machine and we're trying to publish some map services to this new ArcGIS Server (that resides on the same ...
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vb.net arcobjects determine whether arcmap is in editing session

I have a vb.net arcmap addin which provide a function to validate geodb topology. But there is a problem, when I am not in editing session and use the function, arcmap will crash. In this case I ...
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Is there an ADO.NET 2.0 driver for the ESRI file geodatabase?

I am trying to make a connection to a file geodatabase to issue some SQL queries. I don't need any spatial functionality, we're just trying to get data out of tables. The application making the ...
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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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arcgis geodatabase replica between different versions

We have 2 geodatabase corresponding to 2 systems. There is a replica between these 2 geodatabase all use version 10. Recently there is a version upgrade in the parent geodatabase. It will be upgraded ...
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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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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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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 ...