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why do people use geometry to represent geography?

Historically I've mainly worked with simple latitude and longitude coordinates in a SQL Server. I stored them as a geography datatype in SQL Server, and rendered them on a variety of displays ...
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Any reason NOT to convert to a single projection when loading GIS data?

I have been given the task of: Loading a list of properties with lat/long coordinates into a SQL Server 2008 database. Loading points and areas (polygons) of interest from a variety of shapefiles ...
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how to reproject data in EPSG:4326 to 3857 using SharpMapv0.9 for display on google maps

I have data stored in SQL Server 2012 in EPSG:4326. I need to display this data on a google map in 3857. but without an ST_Transform function, I cannot determine how to convert my data on the fly to ...
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Converting Lon Lat to UTM Zone 32N in C# with SQLSpatialTools

I have a set of coordinates; Lon 9.42221521, Lat 56.44978001 and I want to convert them to UTM Zone 32N coordinates. I found the SQLSpatialTools library to do the conversion but I need some help. When ...