Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database server product by Microsoft. Its primary query languages are T-SQL and ANSI SQL.

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ArcGIS 10.1 & SQL Server 2012

We currently updated to SQL Server 2012 and now we are encountering a slower performance when connecting to the geodatabase on SQL Server 2012. Here are the things that we tried to fix the issue: - ...
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Importing Census TIGER Shape Files to SQL Server 2012?

I've been doing my research on how to import shape files into Microsoft SQL Server 2012. and am still unable to figure out how to do it after hours of playing around with it. I'll document what I've ...
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Error in GUID fields using “Simple Data Loader”

I have a replicated table in my SQL Server (PE_AMB_ANP), that table has a field named "rowguid" (rowguid is auto generated) When I try yo load data, the field appear matched with 'none', but when the ...
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ArcGIS Full-Text search

I've set up Full-Text searching on a table in my SDE database (ms sql backend). I can perform the full-text commands from SQL queries, but it doesn't seem to work in ArcMap or any rest services. I ...
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Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server

I'm using Postgresql 8.4, Postgis 1.5 for My GIS works. Planning to change my Database to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Can we use all the Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Please ...
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Viewshed calculation using SQL

Can i calculate viewshed in MS-SQL server? Viewshed analysis is Raster operation. I have elevation value vector observation as point vectors. Are there any methods to calculate Viewshed (using ...
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STIntersects and STContains fails on parameter

I am new to GIS and using GIS in SQLServer, so apologies if this is a rudimentary question, but I cannot find the answer so far. I am trying to use STIntersects() or STContains to determine what ...
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Is there a way to force ArcCatalog to use a specific tessellation scheme for a SQL Server spatial index?

If I Recalculate a spatial index from ArcCatalog, the tessellation scheme is always set to "Geometry Grid". Even when the previous index was Geometry auto grid. ArcCatalog always changes it back. ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 Query Layer on SQL Server performance

I'm using a Query Layer on SQL Server in ArcMap. The Query Layer executes instantly in in SQL Server but but takes so long to draw in ArcMap that the system appears unresponsive for about 10 minutes ...
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How can I use a sub-query in where statement of a query in ArcGIS 10.2 Map service?

I'm migrating my ArcGIS map services from version 10.0 to 10.2. It uses ArcSDE to manage spatial data in a SQL Server database. I was able to create the map service and everything seems OK. However ...
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ShapeFile with Z Co-ordinates

I have 3 shapefiles, two of them wihtout the Z Co-ordinates elevation but 1 of them has a Z co-ordinate elevation. I can load two ShapeFiles into my SQL Server Database which does not have Z ...
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MSSQL Data Not Showing Up in QGIS

I started using QGIS a few weeks ago. I've been able to create some very nice maps with it. I've used the OpenLayers plugins to bring in different basemaps, I've brought in shapefiles and connected ...
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How to use Sharpmap to display spatial data from MS SQL Server 2008

Can anyone show me a step by step example on how to use Sharpmap to display MS SQL server spatial data using C# as the programming language? Please note I have exploit some of the example online but ...
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Define projection at the record level

Hopefully this isn't too dumb a question, but is it possible to define projection at the record level, instead of a whole layer or table? I want to create a "project" database for all the work my ...
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Can't open ArcCatalog Database Connection SQL database Tables with field names greater than 31 characters

I am using SQLEXPRESS as a test environment. My issue: I have a database connection in ArcCatalog to a SQL database. Some tables in the SQL database have field names greater than 31 characters and ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 linking table issue, MSSQL 2008 database

I'm trying to link tables in QGIS 2.0.1 and MSSQL 2008 database. I can link them but when I try to open the attribute table QGIS throws an error and shuts down creating a *.dmp file. I saw that ...
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How to Display Pie Chart when clicking on point feature in map?

I want to display pie charts from MS SQL Server database data. When I click on a point in the map, I wish to see a pie chart over the point. Can you please tell me how to implement such pie charts? ...
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QGis 2.01 Fedora 19 vs Windows SQL-Server Access

i just installed QGis 2.01 on Ubuntu / Fedora 19 / windows 8, configured ODBC-support for Fedora 19 and created ODBC-DSNs on the windows machine and the Fedora machine to the same SQL-Server 2012 ...
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Import Zip codes into qgis

I have a list of zip codes (nearly thousands) which I want to show in qgis. After researching I found that I need to geocode them first into Lat/Long then I can use them to create a layer for qgis. I ...
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Convert polygons to KML file

I have a set of polygons out of which I want to make a KML file, my table schema is as follows : CREATE TABLE [dbo].[utilitygeo]( [ID] [int] NOT NULL, [PolygonID] [varchar](8000) NULL, ...
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SQL to get points within a certain distance

I am new to using spatial data types in sql server. I have managed to create a column of Approx 50,0000 geometry points (from x,y data) and would like to find out which (count number of) points are ...
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How to construct geographies from WKTs

I am using a SQL Server 2012 database. I have noticed that geometries and geographies interpret WKTs differently. For instance, if I construct a square polygon, clockwise: DECLARE @geom ...
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Implementing geometry_columns table in SQL Server for QGIS

We are using QGIS 1.8 and Sqlserver 2008.Following http://hub.qgis.org/issues/8525 solution we have created table geometry_columns. since we already have lots of table how do I fill this table ...
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Importing shapefiles to SQL Server

I often use the brilliant SQL Server 2008 Spatial Tools to import shapefiles into SQL Server 2008. This works absolutely fine but it leaves me wondering, how do Microsoft expect end users of SQL ...
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What is the most efficient way to check if coordinate didn't change for 10 minutes (c# or mssql) from a list of coords

I have a list of GPS coordinates (lat,lon) with a timestamp that I got from GPS logger. I want to find the first points that didn't change in a buffer of 100 meter for 10 minutes. What will be the ...
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How to preserve non-ASCII characters in ogr2ogr import?

I want to import a list of international place names and their locations into a SQL Server database using ogr2ogr. The source data is a CSV file encoded in UTF-8. I've prepared a five-record sample ...
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SQL Server STRelate equivalent of Oracles SDO_RELATE(…mask=anyinteract)

In Oracle Spatial, we are running checks on a graph. The Check should provide Nodes, which are marked as endnodes (Attribute "EDGEDEGREE" equals 1) but are in fact located somewhere along an edge. We ...
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QGIS: MSSQL spatial layer bug with estimated metadata

It looks like there is a bug when connecting to MSSQL databases to add a spatial layer when using estimated table parameters. Connecting one time works fine and all the spatial enabled tables are ...
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How to Register a Spatial View when ArcSDE is direct connect only?

I have an ArcSDE 10.0 set up with MS SQL 2008 R2 Database, on direct connect. There is no service running, nor installed. I have created a spatial view built on a couple of tables. I have followed ...
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Spatial Precision for Editing in Multiple GIS Clients

I have something I'd like to discuss, I'll try to explain it first, why it's important, and I'll explain how ArcGIS handles the issue, which I think is a good way to handle it. Finally I'd like to ...
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How can I create geometry in SQL2012 with custom SRID?

I want to create geometry using EPSG 2039 in mssql 2012. This srid doesn't exist in sys.spatial_reference_systems any idea how I can do it ?
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ArcGIS for Server 10.1 (including ArcSDE) and SQL Server 2012 problem with Create Enterprise-Geodatabase

i have the following server system: -Windows Server 2008R2 -SQL Server 2008 (SDE10 Enterprise Geodatabaees) and SQL Server 2012 on the the same machine -ArcSDE Application Server 10 First - Is that ...
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What is required to get OGR to work with SQL Server?

All, I've been having heaps of trouble getting OGR to connect to our SQL Server development environment. (read about it here and here) SQL Versions: 2008, 2012 OS's: Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04 My ...
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What exactly does the ArcGIS Server service do? SQL Server service?

What is the purpose of the ArcGIS Server service? It's not used at all to do a direct connect to an SDE database, right? That would just use the SQL Server service? While we are on the ArcGIS Server ...
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What is the MS SQL Spatial syntax for counting points within polygons? [duplicate]

All, What I'm trying to do is this: Count points within polygons There are thousands of points and maybe 2 dozen polygons Get a list back of the 2 dozen polygons by name and the count of points ...
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Upgraded ESRI .NET ADF application (9.3 to 10.1) intermittently missing service issue

I also asked this question on the ESRI forum but I'm not sure if anyone will see it through the tumbleweeds over there. I had an application based on the .NET Web ADF originally built in 9.3. The ...
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Entity Framework & Sql Server 2012 spatial

I'm struggling to find any concrete performance of Entity Framework paired with SQL server 2012. We're looking at storing nearly a million points in a database an right now the most common scenario ...
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How to make PHP (in MS4W Apache) setting for MSSQL

I am new for MSSQL. I wanted to make php setting for MSSQL. What i mean by that is to avoid following error while trying to establish connection using PHP and MSSQL Fatal error: Call to undefined ...
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How to convert Geometry type column to degree Minutes Second in SQL Server 2008 R2

I have shape column of type geometry and I want to convert X and Y coordinates into Degree Minutes Second format using SQL query and i am using sql server 2008 R2. Currently I got Lat and long using ...
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SQL 2012 - How can I convert MultiLineString to Geography?

I have a Geometry LineString that I wish to convert to Geography. Since the Geometry isn't valid , When I use MakeValid on it, SQL convert it to MultiLineString and than the Geography creation is ...
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How to connect to MSSQL-Server using Geoserver?

I have Geoserver on Ubuntu 13.04. On another machine I have MS SQL-Server 2008 R2. Now I want to connect it together. Google says that its possible to connect to SQL-Server from Ubuntu using ODBC ...
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Why does ogr2ogr SHP import error out trying to create a database?

All, Can anyone tell me what the error is with OGR2OGR when trying to import a .SHP into MSSQLSPATIAL? ERROR 1: MSSQL Spatial driver doesn't currently support database creation. Please create ...
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Detecting invalid WKT in text column in SQL Server

I've got a whole load of WKT data in a SQL Server table, of which I'm trying to detect the validity. I'm currently doing a query like this: UPDATE f SET f."CurrentGeomValid" = ...
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Openlayer seems slow when zooming / panning on vector (geometry line) from geojson. Why?

I have a layer with 7 lines . when I zoom on some of the lines , the maps seems to be very slow. I thought it might be because I bring a lot of points to the client (that represents the line) aa ...
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Polygons to Lines SQL Server 2008/2012

Given a polygon (no multipolygons, or holes) what is the best way to explode it into lines using T-SQL. The end results is I need a record for each line that makes up the polygon.
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Why can't QGIS connect to MS SQL Server?

All, Up until yesterday, QGIS connected to my SQL Server 2012 database no problem. However, yesterday I installed SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), and the SQL Server Client tools, and now I get ...
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Trying to convert geometry to geography keep failing in MSSQL 2012

In MSSQL I have LineString in Geometry type. When I try to convert it to geography using : ...
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SQL Server geography.Intersects Yields Unexpected Results (arch shape)

I've coupled ESRI's ArcGIS with SQL Server 2008 R2 in an attempt to allow users to search for geographical points using a polygon (with ArcGIS' drawing toolbar). I've run up against an issue that's ...
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Publish ESRI Feature Services from spatial view on ArcGIS Server 10.1

I have a feature class layer and a handful of non spatial plain tables in a 10.1 SDE geodatabase on MS SQL Server. What I want to achieve is to publish a feature service from ArcGIS Server so as for ...
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GeoServer using GeoWebcache and SQL Server whats the process?

I'm using GeoWebCache and GeoServer to tile cache a layer of data from a SQL Server database. If I seed the cache and I send a tiled WMS request what occurs? Does GeoServer make a call to SQL Server ...