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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Create table that is not registered with a SDE Geodatabase

I am doing some testing that requires having a table in a Oracle 11g/SDE 10.3.1 database that is not registered with the geodatabase. For instance, Adding an Incrementing ID Field can only be ...
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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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Conversion from shapefile to geodatabase feature class in ARCGIS

I have converted feature class from a geodatabase to shapefile, and after that I have updated some polygons in shapefile. Now I want to get back to the same feature class or a fress/new feature class ...
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Looking for succesful implementaion of PPDM in form of geodatabase

I am have difficulties in implementing spatial version of Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) for our GIS database. Does anyone have a reference to a sucessful case of implementing PPDM in ...
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Table doesn't match base table schema in Geodatabase Versioning?

ArcGIS 10.1 sp1 with Oracle 11g I've got a versioned feature class that I have discovered has a base table with a different schema than the corresponding A table. (A + registration_id from sde....
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add multiple rasters, each located a branch too deep in separate folders - ArcGIS

I have a year of daily raster datasets (365) that I would like to use the Cell Statistics tool on; however, each raster is located in a separate folder so I cannot add all of them at once. ie: -...
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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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ArcMap 10.3.1 crashes trying to import feature class to geodatabase (GIS tutorial book - 1)

I am going through Tutorial 5-7 (in GIS Tutorial Book-1) and there is section called "Import files to Geodatabase" which is throwing error in my software where i cant import multiple or single ...
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Not getting all decimal places when converting numbers to string (ArcObjects with VB .Net)

I would like to build some queries in my addin from layers in my map. I am having problems with double numeric types. esriFieldTypeDouble has 14 - 18 decimal places or more depending on the database ...
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Migrating geodatabase data into PostGIS without Esri apps?

Can you tell me how I can load geodatabase data into PostGIS without having to install Esri apps? The solution I found online talked about using ArcGIS to convert GDB to SHP and then importing SHP ...
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Prevent arcpy.Append from crashing if data is too long for field

We're appending a bunch of information from somebody else's database into ours. Much of it is text information, and the origin database doesn't appear to have much limit on the length of those strings....
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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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“Cannot acquire a lock.” from remote geodatabases on NAS

edit: This is all due to the remote server being a NAS, which led me to these fixes: ArcGIS File Geodatabase import failure on TS-453Pro https://geonet.esri.com/message/71865#71865 which were ...
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how to create geometry type(point,line,polygon)on esri personal geodatabase*.mdb?

Qgis can not read geometry type on ms access*.mdb's table connecting with esri personal geodatabase *.mdb? This can open as test file, but unknow geometry type. Point can create using with "point ...
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Create a Map scale for Geodesic circles

I need some guidance. I'm using an ESRI Base Map with Web Mercator projection(Wkid - 102110) in an web application using JavaScript. I'm drawing geodesic circles on the Base Map for a given radius ...
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Multiuser geodatabase update and invocation of arcgis web service

Can you advise me on the following scenario? I have a web service that can be accessed by multiple users, it represents different states in the US with colors depending on a number data field, such ...
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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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Slow SDE Feature Class Performance

I've been experiencing slower than usual performance (noticeably slow time to draw as well as query, compared to similar feature classes) with a specific feature class in my organizations enterprise ...
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Determining local geodatabase release version with ArcPy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Creating model with two iterators that uses clip tool as input feature and clip feature

I have a Geodatabase containing each county as its own feature (~60 features). I have another Geodatabase containing data in the form of points, lines, and polygons for the entire state. What I need ...
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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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Searching Geodatabase for Feature Class or Table by its name?

I'm looking for a way to search Geodatabases for a Feature Class or Table by using its name. Is there any function like this available? Obviously windows search only returns the random ID's for the ...
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Performing Full Text Search of Esri geodatabase?

How would you go about searching the contents of features, the values in the attribute columns, in an Esri geodatabase? (preference for file-gdb, but SDE would be useful too.) I can envisage workflow ...
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Comparing subtype and domain functionality?

I was trying to determine the best way to standardize my attribute table. I thought first I would just use a coded value domain but I am unable to without creating a subtype first, I don't understand ...
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Is it correct - according to database theory - to have a primary key in a geodatabase table, other than the OBJECTID?

I am making a data model for my geodatabase. I'm trying to wrap my head around the issue of primary keys in geodatabases, and wether or not my model is correct according to database theory. I would ...
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Listing feature classes with active domains?

I have an Esri file geodatabase with attribute domains defined. I need to delete some of the attribute domains but can't because "The domain is used by an attribute rule.". How might I discover which ...
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Differences between Raster Dataset, Raster Catalog, and Raster Mosaic

I have about 40 scanned, colorful Geology maps that are GeoTiffs. I want to bring them into an Esri FileGeodatabase to lower their size, combine them as one and display them with a mostly transparent ...
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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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Count number of attributes for unique field values in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

Running ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, 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 ...
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Where are replicas stored in the Geodatabase?

I'm trying to verify that "unregistering" a replica from the Manage replicas dialog does, in fact, delete the replica. I looked for a table pertaining to replicas, but all I see is GDB_REPLICALOG. I ...
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How do I upload a Featureclass to a Geodatabase in C#?

I have a featureclass with Arcobjects that came from a Shapefile 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 to a ...
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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 disappears

I have an old ArcGIS 10.1 in my laptop. While I'm trying to create a geodatabase it gets created, but doesn't let me create new featureclass and/or feature dataset. I get the error:" failed to connect ...
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Opening Esri Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb) using QGIS?

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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Geodatabase network dataset error “cannot acquire a lock”

I am trying to create a new network dataset within a feature dataset in a file geodatabase and keep getting the error "could not create network dataset. Cannot acquire a lock. Cannot acquire a lock." ...
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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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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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Get domain descriptions for multiple fields using SQL (ArcSDE 10.3/Oracle back-end)

How can I get domain descriptions for multiple fields using SQL (ArcSDE 10.3/Oracle back-end)? I have successfully used the Oracle SQL in the ESRI document: Resolving domain codes to description ...
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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 (r"\\Msukserver\gis\...
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Fixing Script Error Invalid Pointer from ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I am just learning ArcGIS 10.2 and it was working well until I tried to use the Export to a Geodatabase (single) option for a dbs table I made. Since then, it seems I now get the same Script Error for ...
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How to let ArcGIS Server see related records in a geodatabase

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase which contains multiple relationship classes. If I add this layer to ArcMap, the relationship is automatically applied (eg, the Identify dialog allows me to drill-down to ...
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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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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 Plan,...
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Using Editor tools in Arcpy script

I would like to create a custom merge tool that merges 2 polygons within 1 feature class together. I want to have a tool that merges 2 polygons and adds up a specific attribute. Is there any way to ...
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ESRI oracle multi editor schemas

Background: Oracle 11g, Arcserver 10.3.1 Our group is trying to organize our geodatabase based on application, much like how Sql server creates its instances. All our tables are at the master SDE ...
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Modeling Geodatabase for whole world?

My recent assignment is to model a multi-user geodatabase for the whole world using the ESRI platform. This geodatabase contains administrative layers and topographic layers. The schema is to be ...
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Importing existing data model into geodatabase [closed]

How can I integrate an existing ArcGIS datamodel like Arc Marine into my geodatabase? I dont have schematics in my ArcGIS 9.3.1.
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Exporting PostgreSQL table to FileGDB: wkbUnknown layer geometry type

I'm attempting to export a PostGIS (1.5.3) database table as a File geodatabase using the new FileGDB OGR / GDAL 1.9.0 driver: $ ogr2ogr -overwrite -sql "SELECT * from db_pts LIMIT 1" \ -f "...
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How to load data programmatically from shapefile into feature class (geodatabase)? [closed]

Can some Genuis here help me programmatically (using python and comtypes) load shapefile data in to an existing geodatabase (feature class). The attributes of the shapefile has to match with the ...
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How can I delete an ITable?

I have created an ITable but I need to be able to delete it if it already exists. How can I delete an ITable? This is the code that I have so far which checks for an existing ITable. public static ...