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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Database connection (SDE) failed after database was renamed

I created an enterprise geodatabase in SQL Server 2008 R2 with ArcCatalog (10.2). It was connected via an sde file in ArcCatalog then. Then I had to rename the database from SQL Server Management ...
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ArcGIS Android negative feature OID

I am attempting to add a feature to an existing feature layer hosted on the ArcGIS for developers website. However, when I attempt to apply edits to the map, it does not ever actually add it, and when ...
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Which Geodatabase supports SQL and is easily portable?

I want to choose the geodatabase type, which could be: permits direct sql queries. easily portable, because the app would installed in one computer. I know that the personal geodatabase is a good ...
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Use Hibernate with Oracle and Esri St_geometry type

Can anyone tell me whether I could use Hibernate with esri ST_GEOMETRY type? I have found that Hibernate Spatial does support SDO_Geometry, but nothing for ST_Geometry. I am using oracle 11g and ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 SDE database schema other than SDE or DBO

Just wondering if it's possible to apply a schema other than SDE or DBO to SDE feature or raster tables stored in an enterprise database on MS SQL Server 2008 R2. I have got a new customise schema ...
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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. QGIS Version 1.8.0 (Lisboa) and GDAL/OGR 1.9.2 When I open the attribute table the first two columns ...
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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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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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ArcGIS Server throws an exception

I have a script in Python, that works well when I ran it in ArcMap. When I tried to execute it in ArcGIS Server as a service I got error this error: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid.  ...
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Oracle error when copying massive feature dataset

In ArcCatalog 10.1, when copying a feature dataset with roughly 3 million objects as well as a few thousand tables and relationship classes, my team is running into an 'Underlying DBMS error ...
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How to perform relational queries against an ArcSDE geodatabase using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have a geospatial database which contains both spatial and not-spatial tables I would like to publish my data on ArcGis for server and perform both simple and spatial queries. Also, foreign key ...
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How to track changes in feature class so as to update only the specific locations in cached service

I have a non versioned enterprise geodatabase. I need to know when a feature class changes, and which features have changed every time. I need this for updating only specific tiles in a cached map ...
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Can a cached map service automatically Track feature class changes and update only the changed locations

Is there any option I can enable in an arcgis 10.2 cached map service, so as to automatically update the tiles for the locations that have been changed ? If it is not that simple, I suppose I will ...
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Copying coded value for field and not raw value?

I am working with ArcGIS 10 and I have added a field in a feature class and am attempting to copy the text from another field's coded values, but the field calculator is simply copying the "code" text ...
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What qualifications should auditor have to auditing GIS? [closed]

Background summary: Various systems are being audited and GIS is the next to be audited. The initial kick-off for the audit was a meeting between me and a single auditor. Initially, I thought it was ...
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Performance is downgrading with multiple feature datasets design for ArcGIS?

My company develops a spatial planning solution since 2009. Initially it was an ArcMap application to create and maintain spatial plans (competing with AutoCAD folks) but recently we developed ...
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Deleting duplicate geometries in large geodatabase using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking for a method to delete a large number of duplicate geometric shapes within a single features class in ArcGIS. I began using the production editing tool (delete duplicate geometry), but ...
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How to efficiently (programmatically) determine whether two datasets have / don't have identical content?

Given: a geodatabase A that contains 100 datasets named a1 .. a100 a geodatabase B that contains 100 datasets named b1 .. b100 I want to programmatically (*) determine for each dataset pair (ai, ...
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Accessing data stored in related tables from a network dataset

According to ESRI's transit data model, this implementation, and several thesis papers, any non-spatial information (such as public transport schedules, employee info, trips etc) which is not stored ...
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How to edit feature in sqlserver geodatabase

I am using arcmap 10.2.1 and arcobject 10.2.1,I just want to conncet to a geodatabase and edit,add,delete a feature from a feature class using arcobject,I tried to connect to database and it works ...
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How do you organize your geodata?

A geodatabase doesn't provide much flexibility in organizing your data hierarchically. All feature sets live either at the top level of the database, or one level down in feature datasets. A feature ...
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Finding the Default version in a large linage tree

I have a very large versioning linage tree. I am using the arcGIS 10.0 GDBT tool. How can I find the node with the default version?
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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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mapserver ESRI personal geodabase.mdb

I´m trying to read ESRI personal geodabase.mdb through OGR.I have my driver "PGeo" but when I write ogrinfo INFLOR090812.mdb I have this bug ERROR 1: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN ...
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How to reorder fields (permanently) in a file geodatabase

Using ArcGIS 10.0, is it possible to reorder the fields in a file geodatabase, and have the order persisted to the database? We considered exporting to XML, and writing a parser to change the field ...
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Geodatabase Archiving

I'm trying to figure out a way to update the schema of an archived feature class. There was a lot of discussion about this from 2012 and prior. https://geonet.esri.com/message/115340#115340 < -- ...
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“Unable to open the database file : ”

I am trying to test the ArcGIS map to see if it fits the needs of my app. Unfortunately I have encountered a problem when trying to read a geodatabase created with ArcCatalog or a sample downloaded ...
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How to translate igds type of ellipse to esri point feature

I am trying to translate dgn file with igds element type of 15 ie : igds_ellipse. This is representing trees. On other hand trees are stored as point feature in arcgis file geodatabase. So i need to ...
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String format for geodatabases in ArcPy scripts

Several ArcPy functions take strings as geodatabase identifiers. I've looked through the ESRI docs, but can't find a good reference for the various acceptable formats. I'm looking for examples of ...
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Is it possible to replicate an SDE geodatabase including the archive tables?

I have a database in one location which I would like to replicate to another using one-way replication. In testing we haven't been able to replicate the archive tables, which is unfortunate because we ...
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Importing XML workspace file without losing z and m parameters?

I am attempting to import an XML Workspace document (database schema) from a file geodatabase into an SDE geodatabase sitting on top of Postgres. The steps I am taking are: In ArcCatalog - ...
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How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a spatial view and none of the fields or their combination can be unique

How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a table view in oracle and none of the fields or their combination can be unique. The process of selecting OID is described here and here.
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What version of SQL Express to download?

I want to start working with Geodatabase replicas. What version of SQL Express 2014 should I download, at the sample at ESRI Help it is 2008R2, at Microsoft site there is the flowing options - ...
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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 do you unregister a table from a esri geodatabase?

How do you reverse the "Register with Geodatabase" operation? I reckon it isn't uncommon to accidentally register (since it is the first option on Manage menu in ArcCatalog 10.2). Is there a tool ...
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ArcCatalog complains that spatial references don't match between a feature dataset and a feature class that have the same coordinate system?

I have a feature dataset that is using the GCS_WGS_1984 as the geographic coordinate system. It includes a few feature classes. This feature dataset is itself in a file geodatabase that contains a ...
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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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Querying on Household Income ranges in a dataset

I've recently been assigned a project to create an ArcGIS database to hold responses from a survey which will be used to perform analysis on the data. One column requires me to enter a dollar-range ...
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Opening Esri Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb) using QGIS 2.6?

Is it possible to open an Esri Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb; ArcGIS 10.2) in QGIS 2.6? Previous versions were right.
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ArcGIS Terminology and Data Types

What is the difference between a "Feature Class" and an "SDE Feature Class"? Or a "Table" and an "SDE Table"? When browsing data in ArcCatalog, hosted on the same enterprise gdb, I see these data ...
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Different SRID problem

Hi here is my problem, I have two geodatabases and i import a number(large) of tables from one to another by using arccatolog(ArcGIS 10.2). However the tables and indexes created on them are imported ...
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Privileges for Oracle users created using the ArcGIS Create Database User tool

I've created an enterprise geodatabase on Oracle. I can connect to it from ArcCatalog and from SQL Developer using the SDE user. I've created a new user named GFPTest using the Create Database User ...
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Is it possible to connect to an ESRI enterprise geodatabase using Spatial Manager for AutoCAD?

Is it possible to connect to an ESRI enterprise geodatabase that sits on top of a SQL Server 2012, using the AutoCAD plugin Spatial Manager for AutoCAD? In the Spatial Manager specification it is ...
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Featureclasses with attachments: objects cannot be updated outside edit session

I am writing an ArcMap add-in using C# with Visual Studio 2010 and ArcGIS 10.1. I want to add features to a featureclass in an Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcGIS Server 10.1 on SQL Server). This is my ...
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How is the default label field chosen by ArcMap?

I have 2 questions: I know how to manually go to Layer Properties>Labels tab>Label Field and choose my label field. I also know that I could set up my primary label field and save the setting as a ...
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Database connection times - PostGreSQL vs Oracle (ArcSDE)

I have 2 SDE instances. Both have the same amount of data (2000 datasets both raster and vector). One is PostGreSQL 9.2 with ArcSDE 10.2.1 One is Oracle 11g with ArcSDE 10.2.1 So basically the ...
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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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How to edit table in locked ESRI StreetMap data?

Preface: I'm newer to GIS, but know the basics of ArcMap. I'm using ArcMap 10.1 on a 64bit. I've been working with the new 2014 Release 3 of North America StreetMap Premium (TomTom) for ArcGIS, but ...
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ESRI ST_Geometry struct parse in java

I am trying to read and parse the ESRI ST_Geometry which is an oracle user defined type in java manually, and I follow this instructions, and it said that: .... Points: Contains the byte stream of ...
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Buffer on dynamic MAP throughs error in Server side SDK 10.22

I am using IOS 8 (also checked in iOS 7), AGSIOSSDK - 10.2.2 , server side SDK is 10.22 i am getting below error for Server SDK 10.2.2 but perfect with 10.04: Printing description of $1: Error ...