Spatial database is a database that is optimized to store and query data that is related to objects in space, including points, lines and polygons.

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Most representative spatial queries [on hold]

I would like to do few tests of different spatial databases and compare response times for different types of queries. There are some studies available but they often do not present the selection of ...
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how to see a base map created by map builder in database?

I am new in oracle, I tried to create a style, then different themes and then a base map. I saved all my work, but I can't see the base map in the database. Did I miss something? The interesting ...
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Inserting points into SQL Server using pymssql?

I am collecting X and Y values from a web service (Twitter) via a python script. In the long run, this will run over a period of months and I intend on stopping at around the 6 million point mark. ...
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os module can't find time files were created, because “system can't find file specified”

I have ~200 layers in a Map Document, and I am trying to find the dates that these layers were created on (so I can export to database later). Some of these layers are housed in groups and sub-groups ...
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ArcCatalog Registering a Feature Class into Geodatabase: Getting an Error

This is a SQL Server GeoDatabase. I have created a couple of tables using SSMS; then imported data to them. Then, inside ArcMAP, I created Layers and pointed their data to these tables via SDE. So now ...
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“Peer authentication failed for user ”postgres" Error When installing cartoDB [closed]

I am trying to install cartoDB locally following these installation steps http://cartodb.readthedocs.org/en/latest/install.html. However, after editing /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/pg_hba.conf to look ...
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ogr2ogr append 1 row to a File GDB feature class's data table

I export a polygon layer from Oracle to a FileGDB using ogr2ogr. I need to append one row to the data table, with '0' for numeric fields and 'No Elements' for the one string field. In ArcGIS, I run a ...
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What are the differences between spatial databases? [closed]

What is the difference between Oracle Spatial, PostGIS, SQLServer2008, SpatiaLite, and MySQL in terms of their spatial support. Are there specific use cases where each shines. What might you want to ...
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3d city database set up problem

I am trying to set up 3d city database and I have some problems. I hope you can help me. I receive an error as you can see attaching file. What is wrong? The error message is: '"\psql"' is not ...
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How can I add the PostGIS extension?

I'm experiencing difficulties when trying to add the PostGIS extension to PostgreSQL. I wasn't able to add the extension during the installation because of an error. Now I'm trying to add the ...
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Edit xy domain of feature classes during import from boilerplate geodatabase schema (ArcGIS)

Situation: I work for a company that creates geodatabases for a client that are restricted to a specific boilerplate schema (eg domains, subtypes, etc.). During a recent draft review, the client ...
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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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How to read MapInfo .tab files in ArcPy?

I want to use arcpy (the ESRI install of python 2.65) to analyse MapInfo TAB files...can this be done directly or do I need to convert them to shp files...if so would it be possible to do something ...
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Clipping/exporting multiple selected vector layers in map to extent of another raster/vector layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to clip/export selected vector layers (more than one) in a map to the extent of another raster/vector layer at a time?? in Arcgis or any other software. I am using Arcgis10. I am ...
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Organization and tidiness of multiple copies of layers? [closed]

Back in the days when I was in the university I had a "Organization and tidiness" problem – I was unorganized and kept my layers in different folders without distinct names and hence had multiple ...
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How to find Nearest point on line from a point cordinate in SQL server

I want to find out the nearest point on my road network which is a multiline string from a point with lat lon value. The below code I have tried for finding buffer distance line from a point. ...
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How to insert a point into postgis?

I have created one table in my Postgis. But I can not insert point. I do not know what's wrong with my query? CREATE TABLE app ( p_id INTEGER PRIMARY KEY ); SELECT ...
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How to update PostGIS column with distance from features in the same table

I have a table 'mytable' with columns 'Geometry', 'featurecode', 'height' and 'pkey'. There is a spatial index and im using PG9.4 For most of the table the height column is null. Only where ...
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Creating table containing all filenames (and possibly metadata) in File Geodatabase?

I need to create a metadata-table for all files in a File Geodatabase or Spatial Database. Is it possible to automatically be updated with new filenames, and possibly even metadata (as created in ...
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Can spatial data in Oracle be imported into SQL server?

Oracle supports spatial data and so does SQL Server. What are the things to consider if we have to migrate spatial data from Oracle to SQL Server? Are there any features in Oracle that are not there ...
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Open source UML modeling software (GIS)

I am wondering is there any opensource UML to Postgresql Mysql tables conversion software which also includes the geospatial datatypes ? Note:I want conversion from UML to database. and NOT ...
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How to get an area Latlong geometry directly from google map?

I am new to field of GIS. I need to know that do we have an option of getting latlong of a building that we see in google earth or any Point of Interest areas. Something like i create & drag ...
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Is it safe to combine data for zipcodes across different demographic sets? [closed]

My team is working with demographics data across different data sources (some paid sources and some free data sources available online). Each of these data sources comes with a shape file and some ...
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Can I used a share drive as a PostgreSQL server?

I am currently using my C drive to practice and I have a shared drive with my co-workers where we store shapefiles. I wanted to start another server in our shared area to have us all connect the files ...
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Creation of 3d terrain from real data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 3d terrain from data in postgres I am pretty new to spatial database and 3D data. I have a project where i have to create a 3d terrain from data being taken by me by a ...
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How to create SpatialPixelsDataFrame from Latitude and Longitude data?

I have a data frame that contains latitude and longitude data with density point. I want to do kriging but my main problem is that I can not create SpatialPixelsDataFrame from my data. My data is ...
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Is the postgis layer option in qgis 2.12 Lyon two way? Was the spit plugin built in?

I am trying to install Postgresql with Postgis on a remotely accessed terminal only installation of Ubuntu 14.04 that I want to use to connect to QGIS 2.12 and hopefully have a two way transfer ...
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Possible solution for dangling nodes?

I was just asked in a interview what a dangling nodes was. I had no idea and asked a former co-worker. I was informed that a significant amount of time was spent fixing these. I was confused how ...
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How to convert 6 & 7 digit coordinates to degrees latitude & longitude

I'm a bit new to the whole GIS world, and though I am making great headway drawing polygons and such in Bing Maps, I am currently stuck. In our SQL spatial data, I came across MULTIPOLYGON data, where ...
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GeoServer - Web application [duplicate]

for a science project at university I have the task to create a web application based on Geoserver. The data is already stored, I have to visualize it now on the web for different users. Each user can ...
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Can I clip a geodatabase vector layer in QGIS?

I have a Vector layer loaded from a .gdb (geodatabase directory). I'm seeing my contour lines fine. I've drawn a polygon on top of the area I want to crop on a new layer. I select Geoprocessing ...
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Opening geodatabase files using Browse Dialog Command (VB.NET/C#) of ArcObjects?

I am currently using the following method with ArcGIS 10 to open raster files from a form: Public Function BrowseRaster(ByVal sTitle As String, ByRef sFolder As String, ByRef sName As String) As ...
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Spatial decision support tools for spatial planning, licensing, and permitting, alternative to FlexiCadastre? [closed]

I'm tasked to design and develop an information management system, i.e. GIS-based spatial decision support system to guide, inform, evaluate, and monitor regulatory processes in spatial planning, ...
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Load postgis database with PK from two fields in QGIS [closed]

I have a PostGIS database having a Primary Key from two fields id_cat and id_cdad. When I load this database in QGIS in my computer under Linux there are no problem. I unmark "Select ID" and I can ...
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Mapping SQL tables in ArcGIS Desktop

I have several tables in SQL server. I am trying to visualize my data in ArcGIS. However, I have not been able to do so. I started off my making a database connection in Arc Catalog to my SQL. I did ...
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How to link 2 different images in eCognition

I'd like to link 2 different images in eCognition to find the same pixels on both images. The images have same projection (geog lat/long). How can I do this? Thank you so much
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Automatically picking up OBJECTID in ArcMap from Create View in SQL Server

I have a plain SQL table stored in an SDE database on SQL Server 2008 as below. CREATE TABLE [dbo].[AAA_TEST]( [ID] [int] NOT NULL, [LON] [decimal](9, 6) NOT NULL, [LAT] [decimal](9, 6) ...
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Is there any P2P GIS or SDI?

Have you heard/read about a distributed SDI (Spatial Data Infrastructure) or GIS ? I'm thinking on a system that uses something similar to the torrent protocol for managing spatial data and also be ...
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How do I optimise performance on a local QGIS + PostGIS installation?

I'm learning how to manage a local PostGIS (ver 2.1) database, with spatial indexing enabled on the shapefiles that I've imported (using the PostGIS Shapefile Import/Export Manager). I have imported a ...
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Creating adjacency matrix of topology graph of ArcMap for shortest path using ArcObjects? [closed]

I have created a topology graph of a polygon feature and I want to find the individual FIDS of the lines of the polygon. I want to construct an adjacency matrix to create the shortest path. How can I ...
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Reset Object ID After Truncating Table In SQL Server

I am working on a program to export data from a view containing a geometry type in Sql Server 2008, to an ArcSDE table on another server which also stores data using the geometry type. The source ...
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Mysql 5.5 spatial to Google Maps API

I've got a mysql table with points and polygons spatial geometries. I can see that MySQL 5.5 doesn't have the ST_AsGeoJSON() function to extract to GeoJSON. I'm looking for the simplest way to ...
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Google static map path from MS SQL spatial data

I am trying to generate Google static maps on the fly that include a path based on data I have in a MS SQL Server geometry column. I currently use the encoded path algorithm to reduce the length of my ...
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Add and edit Oracle Spatial Layer in QGIS

When I connect oracle layer are not enabled me all editing options. I can create and delete but not update. It is an issue of users? permissions or privileges? metadata? All works OK in ...
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PostGIS database design: For polygon data

I am designing a spatial database using PostGIS. My main aim of this spatial database is to organize Administrative (250 polygon layer) and postal layers (154 layers) in a database. These layers ...
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Where can I find base data shapefiles for whole US?

I am looking for the base layers for whole U.S. - roads, hydrological lines etc with flexibilities of changing symbology and labels. TIGER is a good source but it is at county level. I am running on ...
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algorithm to get the nearest line segment (link) to a point

What is the fastest algorithm to get the nearest line segment to a point (that is not on any line segment) in a GIS database?
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returning id's from spatial query

I am doing a spatial query to see if water sensors exist or not in a database. If so I want to return the unique identifier # that exists on the ones in the database so I can match it to the ones ...
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Storing features in NoSQL database like Cassandra?

I want to make a new contrib development based on NoSQL databases like Cassandra. Does anyone know of a University or Research Group, or anyone else, who works in "Geo-Cassandra" currently?
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Cloud based database solution [closed]

I'm looking for a cloud based database solution where I can store about 1 GB worth of tabular data and both myself and my client can access to perform SQL queries. I'm looking for this database to ...