File geodatabases are a proprietary data format created by ESRI.

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Use Geokettle to Transform file geodatabase data

I would like to use geokettle to transform my file geodatabase data into something else (most likely postgis). Admittedly I am very new to ETL but I am absolutely stumped when I try to define an ...
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Checking in ArcMap 9.3 maps to ArcMap 10.3 [on hold]

I have a year's worth of data checked out from ArcMap 9.3 with an ArcSDE geodatabase. Due to work ticket system upgrades, we have updated to ArcMap 10.3 and changed to a file geodatabase. I have 2 ...
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GDB for offline viewer

I'm newbie for geographic information systems, I want to build Mapping offline. I have data with GDB file, before i use map source to open that file and we can view online in google earth, but now i ...
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Deleting a Column from feature class of file geodatabase using Python? [closed]

I have a file geodatabase in ArcGIS which contains around 500 feature classes. All of those feature classes have an accuracy column, and I want to delete that column from all those feature classes. ...
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Using Make Query Table to join featureclass with table using 2 fields

I would like to join a forest density table to a forest ownership featureclass in a geodatabase based on two columns in each (TPO_Owner and County_Nm) so I can populate the Density column in the ...
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File Geodatabase dependency missing

I am using File Geodatabase API into my own MFC C++ application (which only reads data from .gdb folders). I have include all the headers and libraries required for the api in the project Properties ...
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Why does an 32-bit FGDB raster have a smaller file size than 8-bit?

Using Arc 10.0, I have a single band, 32-bit signed raster as the only item in a file geodatabase. Using ArcCatalog, I copy that raster to a new geodatabase with an 8-bit unsigned pixel type. As ...
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updating Z coordinates of points in polylines

I have a polyline feature dataset with Z coordinates. I'd like to change the Z values (e.g.) by adding 10 meters. I am trying the following code, but no changes happen. It seems the code is able to ...
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How to convert csv file into geo database file?

I have a csv file that i want to export to a file geodatabase (*.gdb) in C#. I am currently looking into GDAL ogr2ogr commands. They have a way to convert gdb file into csv file but not the ...
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Writing Where Clause for text field in arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management()?

I am having problems writing WhereClause for my program. I am using 10.3 arcmap. My layer comes form a file geodatabase. I have this code: mlayer = arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "1415_LGA_SpatJ", ...
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How to deal with large dataset when using Intersect?

I'm trying to do something similar to this post but the intersection tool operates indefinitely and doesn't stop. I want to create 1-mile buffers for all my study parcel centroids (about 5,000) and ...
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Exporting photo from geodatabase

I have a lot of photos in the geodatabase, I want to export the photos to a file. How do I export the photos from geodatabse? What tools are used?
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How to control field properties when importing csv to Arc gdb [closed]

I am writing Python code to import csv files with UK postcodes to ArcGIS file gdb. The import works fine, however, text fields in newly created table in gdb have length of 8000 characters. Is there a ...
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Open source server option for ESRI tile cache

I've been given a data extract that appears to be from an ESRI server, and I think is meant to be map tiles (e.g. from a tile cache server). I don't know enough about ESRI products to identify which ...
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How to find Coordinate System of datasets inside MDB and GDB

I have been given some ESRI personal geodatabase files (MDB) and file geodatabase files (GDB). I don't know the coordinate system(s) for these files. Is there a way to do this without using ESRI ...
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Open ArcGIS Geodatabase as python file object

I'm developing a script to POST a .GDB to a geoprocessing service. Part of my workflow involves opening it while building the POST request: files = {'file': (open(C:\\Temp.gdb, 'r'))} r = ...
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Using modelbuilder to calculate different areas of overlap over time?

Been looking all over the place for a solution to this and nothing’s turned up, so I thought I’d ask directly. I am looking to build a model that calculates the total area of timber harvest within ...
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converting shp to fileGDB with ogr2ogr changes geometry type?

I'm converting a shapefile to file geodatabase with GDAL 1.11.3 and the ESRI FileGDB driver. ogrinfo on the .shp gives: $ ogrinfo NED1_Index.shp INFO: Open of `NED1_Index.shp' using driver `ESRI ...
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How do Arc Grids and file geodatabase rasters differ?

I know that they are stored differently, but I'm interested in comparisons such as storage capabilities, access speed and data types. I've searched the web but haven't found any such technical ...
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Merging multiple feature classes in file geodatabase with ogr2ogr?

Is there a way to merge multiple feature classes into one feature class in a geodatabase with ogr2ogr? If this isn't possible with ogr2ogr, is there another method? I'm using the ESRI File Geodatabase ...
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Improving performance when importing file geodatabase into PostgreSQL?

I have a file geodatabase created with ArcMap 10.1 that contains one feature class with 650 million points. The feature class contains the shape field and an identifier. The .gdb is approximately ...
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Mass ArcPy GDB Load

Looking for a best practice for loading mass quantities of data into an Oracle GDB using ArcPy. I'm attempting to load ~10 million records of Polygon and Point shape data into a GDB (~5M per table). ...
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Importing data from online my sql data base to the attribute table in arcgis 10.2

I have point features in ArcGIS which have sewer manholes plotted on them along with latitude and longitude. The attributes of these manholes are stored in an online server using MySQL database. Can ...
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ArcPy and File Geodatabase Character Encoding

I have a JSON file containing special characters, which can be represented in Unicode. However, as soon as I export that JSON file to a file geodatabase using arcpy, the special characters all ...
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Appending/Updating Feature linked annotation

I have a station feature class inside a geodatabase with 25 feature linked annotation connected to this station feature class. I am trying to update all 25 annotation with new stations from this ...
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Appending data in a relational database without changing the GUID

So I am building an ArcGIS relational geodatabase; one copy is stored online for users to enter data into and another copy is stored locally for minor processing and then to generate reports. The ...
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FME: floating point precision issues (ArcSDE / FGDB)

I am working on a (generic) FME Workbench that clips and exports data from ArcSDE database into the File Geodatabase (FGDB) format. The SDE features are clipped using an AOI, that arrives in the ...
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Resourcing Geodatabase, automation

I have just set up a new geodatabase that will be updated on a quarterly basis and will be eventually used for an internal mapping service. This new database contains 6 feature datasets with 5 to 20 ...
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Editing a File Geodatabase via LocalServer, can't edit attributes

I am trying to edit a file geodatabase that is referenced from a map package that I load through a LocalFeatureService. The file geodatabase is not within the map package, it is referencing the file ...
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Automate multiple repetitive ArcGIS 10.2 Table Relates?

I have a situation where multiple users will be creating many file gdb's in ArcGIS 10.2 using just the basic license. The data format is standardized and will have a feature layer with point data and ...
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Model Builder ArcGis Iterate file and rename files

I want to go through a folder and subfolders to copy some files in a gdb. At the moment I have tried to do it using the iterator file and the Copy tool. The problem is all the files have the same ...
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Features lost when creating “Local copy for editing”

I want to edit a hosted feature service from AGOL (no server). I followed the steps to create a local copy for editing, however when I do this - not all of the features exist in the local copy. I ...
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Adding file geodatabases as group layers?

I have a couple hundred file geodatabases (GDBs) each containing several feature classes. Is there a way for me to move the GDBs into an mxd such that each GDB is imported as a group layer ...
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Validating file geodatabase information against spreadsheet? [closed]

I have a spreadsheet from our master records office that contains thousands of entries for different types of facilities (building, signs, canopy, fences). I need to validate that we have all of ...
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Need File Geodatabase (*.gdb) read/write support in QGIS?

I have followed the instructions shown in this thread but still don't have the ESRI FileGDB option only the Open File GDB. In my case, I am in the most current QGIS version - Lyon (2.12.0). ...
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Shapefile to File Geodatabase Migration using ModelBuilder?

I have internal client requiring an automated process, hence ModelBuilder, that creates a new feature class (user will need to name before run time) with attribute table based on a feature class used ...
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Export File Geodatabase Raster to TIFF or IMG

Is there a license-free technology that can export rasters from an ESRI File Geodatabase to a file-based raster (e.g. GeoTIFF or IMG file)? ESRI has the FileGDB API for "reading" the contents of a ...
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arcpy.SubsetFeatures_ga output not saving in correct feature dataset

I am using SubsetFeatures_ga to create a random dataset within a file geodatabase and am trying to save the output feature class in a feature dataset but it keeps getting saved in the root of the file ...
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Sync ArcMap, AGOL, Collector without server

Is there a way to sync one file gdb across catalog or arcmap, agol, and collector without using a server? What is the best way to track changes to a file gdb when people are editing it in the filed ...
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Get all layers from gdb file

I am trying to get all layers from gdb file.I am using file geodatabase API. I am unable to find any help regarding how to get all layers and then read that layers. Right Now i am using Geodatabase ...
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Upload File Geodatabase without Server, Credit Usage?

Instead of going through a server to publish an arcgis web service hosted layer, I want to go right from my local machine to AGOL so that my server is NEVER exposed. I want to eventually put this ...
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Linking file geodatabase and ArcSDE?

My office does a lot of field work where we log points via the Collector app. Those points are then always exported to a geodatabase feature class for further editing and analysis. If edits and ...
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Dealing with NULL values in geodatabase using GDAL commands?

I have a geodatabase and I'd like to return a value for NULL. (When I look at my raster layer, there are a lot of zeroes which I am assuming is because of the NULL values) Is there a way to use the ...
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PyQGIS method to add multiple GDB files?

I can use the following to add multiple shapefiles to QGIS: import os, glob layers=[] shape_path = "C:\Users\Me\Desktop\Test\Shapefiles\\" for shape in glob.glob(shape_path + "*.shp"): layer = ...
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Bulk conversion and import of OS MasterMap .gz files to .shp in ArcGIS Desktop

I have 91 .gz files procured from the Ordnance Survey and would like to import them all to ArcGIS as shapefiles. I know that the Quick Import tool in the Data Interoperabilty extension performs the ...
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How to convert File Geodatabase to Personal Geodatabase [duplicate]

I have a file geodatabase (gdb) and I want to convert it to personal geodatabase. I am using ArcMap 10.2. Does esri support this conversion? Any easy steps? what I would like to achieve is to access ...
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How to export ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb from PostGIS

I found several posts explaining how to import a .gdb file into PostGIS. Is exporting also possible? For example using ogr2ogr to generate a .gdb file from query result.
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How to protect data in a file geodatabase (make read-only)

What kind of steps can I take to protect data in a file gdb, or even the entire gdb, so that it can't be modified inadvertently? (e.g. by a tool like Rubbersheet that modifies data in place.) I ...
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Why Does My Raster Catalog Crashes When I Try to Zoom?

I have a file geodatabase which includes a Raster Catalog. Up until today I've had no problems with my Raster Catalog. Now, when I pull in the Raster Catalog, I can see the footprint of my rasters. ...
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Output location in ModelBuilder?

I am creating a model where the first step is creating a geodatabase with location and name set as parameters. After that I created another step (Table to Table) to import a single table to the ...