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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Converting Excel Table to Geodatabase with Repeating Numbers Results in all Zeroes

I'm trying to convert an Excel file to a DBF file. I understand how to do it correctly using the Table to Table tool. However I am having an issue where a column of repeating numbers (labeled ZoneNum) ...
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Copy Domain and Subtype from File Geodatabase

Is there a way to copy the domain from one Dataset to another? I have a series of layers in Dataset A and I want to split the layers in to tiles using the Intersect tool; saving them in Dataset B. ...
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What is the relative popularity of ESRI GDB files vs GDB over RDBMS for custom web apps?

Our organization is interested in knowing the frequency with which people who are using ESRI geodatabases choose GDB files over GDB in relational databases for serving web applications. Opinions and ...
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Using PostgreSQL with ArcGIS

Have mercy ... with Stackexcachange I'm not yet so familiar, so this is initially somewhat opaque. I try to do my best to organize this thread as well as possible. Recently I've started to get WFS ...
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QGIS does not read ESRI Geodatabase correctly

I have a geodatabase from the EPA that does not seem to me reading correctly with Quantum GIS. When I open the attribute table the first two columns have the same data. The first column is CERCLA_ID ...
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ArcSDE 10: How to read/write to Oracle with ST_GEOMETRY using Java

I found the following in the deprecation plan of ArcGIS 10.2: ArcGIS 10.2 will be the last major release to support the ArcSDE SDK with the ArcSDE C and Java APIs. Today many other options are ...
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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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Migration from .gdb to .mdb - how to change automaticly all querys at MXD from “ ” to [ ]?

after migration from File Geodatabase (.gdb) to Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) - how to change automatically all field names at query definitions at the MXD from " " to [ ] What's else is important ...
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CREATE Script for Enterprise Geodatabase?

I have an ArcGIS For Desktop license, and we have a PostgreSQL 9.2/PostGIS 2 database server running in our network. We currently use Query Layers to add the PostgreSQL data to ArcMap sessions. We ...
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How to convert shp to PostGIS dump?

Given a file my_file.shp such those from Gadm e.g. US administrative divisions, where the coordinate reference system is latitude/longitude with WGS84 datum. Input could actually be: Shapefile, ...
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How can I convert files from a county government to shapefiles?

I work for a company that creates software for multiple listing services and real estate agents. We're expanding our coverage area into a new market, and I've been given some files for two different ...
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Is this possible with ArcGIS using replication?

I work for a telecom company dealing with fiber management. We have a sister company south of us who we share some fiber and fiber equipment with. Both of us will be using ArcSDE databases. We want ...
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How to begin creating a linear referenced gdb with NHD

Our legacy fish distribution data contains data by reaches. Reaches are arbitrary locations on streams, eg. reach 1, 2, 3. Each reach's from-to are known, but not by x,y coords. An example is 'brown ...
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Replicas: Synchronize changes for individual feature class (not entire replica)

I have two ArcSDE databases, running with a two-way replica.One serves our interactive mapping website which gives certain users the ability to update, add points, edit attributes, etc. Then we have ...
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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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Can I make an ESRI checkout replica from a checkout replica?

If I create a checkout from a clients geodatabase, can I then turn around and put that replica on our ArcGIS Server and create a couple replicas from it? So, then, our replicas would be synced to the ...
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How can you tell if a RDBMS is an ArcSDE Geodatabase?

I want to know if there is any way I can query the RDBMS to determine whether it is an ArcSDE Geodatabase, or if I have to do it through ArcObjects. I am wondering if it would be enough to check if ...
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Execute SQL in File Geodatabase

Is there a way to execute SQL queries on file geodatabase from Python? I'm looking for the same functionality provided by arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute for SDE databases. Thanks,
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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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Publish ESRI Feature Services from spatial view on ArcGIS Server 10.1

I have a feature class layer and a handful of non spatial plain tables in a 10.1 SDE geodatabase on MS SQL Server. What I want to achieve is to publish a feature service from ArcGIS Server so as for ...
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ArcPy x64 - Create Enterprise Geodatabase in SQL Server Fails

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop Standard 10.1 SP1 on Windows 7 SP1 x64. SQL Server Native Client 11.0 is installed for both 32 bit and 64 bit. I've also got SQL Server 2012 x64 installed (client tools and ...
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How to Change the schema of SDE dataset in Connected environment

We continuously use to receive changes in Schema ( field +/-, domain changes etc ) for our Utility dataset.. Since we have swicthed to a multiuser Geodatabase ( ArcSDE on Oracle ) , we would like to ...
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ArcGIS importing from file geodatabase A to B without stopping service

I have file geodatabase B which is use by arcgis server as a data store and on a schedule interval I need to import new data from file geodatabase A. geodatabase need to be wiped and accept the ...
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Export to a Shapefile and maintain Domain Coded Values

I maintain a complex parcel fabric that uses coded value domains for a few fields. These are short integer fields with values from 1 - 6. These values represent say 1:Integrated Registered Survey ...
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Survey Data to GIS database

This is a General Question on a possible workflow for Survey Data directly to ArcGIS In most GIS/Survey workflows there is a field collection team and backoffice GIS team. When the availability of ...
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Editing problem [closed]

I am working in ArcGis 10.0 , when i am selected Sketch tools for digitization like road feature after digitize single for second digitize for feature required a select again create feature road for ...
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How to add data to relationship table in ArcGIS 10.1 database design?

I have created 2 tables HORSE and VENDOR and a relationship table VENDOR_HORSE With the foreign key in Horse being the Primary key in VENDOR (VendorID) and the foreign key in VENDOR being the primary ...
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How to open a map from gdb?

A librarian has helped me create some maps, and I need to open them. He is off work at the moment and I am in a rush for this. I have downloaded ArcGIS and he says I can open this with arcMAP. He has ...
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How to open a ESRI geodatabase in QGIS (Ubuntu)?

So far I have found instructions on stack exchange but they are for windows. And so far the information I have found is for windows. I currently have Ubuntu 13.04 Raring tail. I am using qgis 1.8. I ...
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How to Make a File Geodatabase Unlockable

I have several replica File Geodatabase's on my server. I publish maps to be viewed by other departments in ArcReader. These ArcReader pmf's use the replica Geodatabase's on the server. I need to ...
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Explicitly locking a file geodatabase

I need to lock a file geodatabase (or only a single Mosaic dataset) at the beginning of a python script (and release it in the end).. I looked and looked and couldn't find any explicit arcpy command ...
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How to replicate an unversioned SDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase?

I need to implement a process for creating a file geodatabase copy (a read-only snapshot, essentially) of a production SDE geodatabase without using versioning, adding global ID columns, etc. I cannot ...
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GDB maintenance of muliple editors without ArcSDE

I'm working with ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. I have finished 18 months of collecting data and digitization and built an impressive GDB with a lot of tables, relationship classes and 100 feature classes. Now i ...
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Bulk grant privileges to multiple tables at once in ArcGIS 10.1 Desktop

I am able to grant multiple privileges (SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE) to multiple Users/Roles to one single Table each time on an Enterprise Geodatabase from ArcCatalog 10.1. That's done by Manage ...
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Easy Extraction of features from a Feature dataset ( Not feature class)

My Feature dataset (residing inside a GDB) contains more than 30 feature classes and every month I like to extract features from this GDB based on one attribute, which is repeating in all the feature ...
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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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layer from sqlserver database table

I'm new in ArcGIS. Is it possible to create a layer from a SqlServer table instead of a shapefile? in other words, is it possible to store layer data in a table in Sql Sever instead of a shapfile? ...
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Can feature classes have the same name in two different feature datasets?

I have an SDE Database called "Vector" which contains many feature datasets eg. Region_1, Region_2 etc. I have to reproject the feature classes inside these datasets. Instead of creating a new ...
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Access Personal geodatabase using java

Following example through ESRI is to access the features of file geodatabase (GDB) , ...
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Use GDAL/Python to add rasters (tiff) to an ESRI File Geodatabase

I'm using GDAL python to create a bunch of tiff files from a netcdf file. def modelout_to_geotif(netcdfile, outdir, VarName): """ Given the path to the netcdf output, produces geotiffs for ...
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Get Conflict Value from ConflictWindow

When I reconcile a version in Arc Map, if it has any conflicts it will stop the reconcile operation and open a window. The window shows the conflicts of that particular version with red dots. My task ...
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mosaic raster to file geodatabase yields missing raster sections

Since upgrading to ArcGIS 10.1 (SP 1) from 10.0, I've been encountering an issue when running the arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management() tool with output to a file geodatabase. I'm principally working ...
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Pdf layers to Geodatabase

We had a drawing as a PDF , with Geolocation and layer information available. We tried to export that as an Xml ( current tree) option in Adode reader and tried to import it in a new File geodatabase. ...
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Why shouldn't data be loaded into an enterprise geodatabase logged in with sde user?

I've read somewhere that it is not good practice to load data into an enterprise geodatabase using the sde user. I was wondering what the reason for this is? Thanks.
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Migrating Lines to ArcGIS polyline

I'm trying to import geometry lines from Oracle Spatial database to ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. and some data will cause the error. Its says not enough points for feature class, but when I look ...
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What is a good way to share a GeoDatabase over the internet?

I've got a large, greater than 10 GB, File GeoDatabase on a remote server. I created this GeoDatabase some time ago and am looking to have local access to it. Now I can't simply burn it to a disk or ...
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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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AutoCAD map server's text to ArcGIS Annotation - SAFE FME

autocade Software: SAFE FME Geodatabase - enterprise geodatabase we have autocad data stored in oracle database and wishes to port them over to ArcGIS Annotation (text). We are unable to do so just ...
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What are the differences between Append and load data in ArcGIS?

I confused about differences between Append tool in Arctoolbox and Load data in Geodatabase. I think both of them are the same in the result feature class.Both of them use a default output feature ...
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Raster attribute field error [duplicate]

I am trying to add jpegs to a raster data type attribute field. I want to this field to be managed by the file geodatabase. When I load the photos and try to save my edits it get various errors but ...