Acronym for Structured Query Language. A syntax for retrieving and manipulating data from a relational database.

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CartoDB simple process

I'm attempting to create a simple process with CartoDB, I have a layer with number of polygons, I want to to run a SQL with a multipoint line to report which polygons were intersected.
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How to create SQL statement to only return chainage values every 500m?

I have a list of chainage values every 100m (as a whole number) and I am trying to create an SQL statement to only return values every 500m. Any ideas? Using ArcGIS 10.1
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How can I show numbers as percentages in CartoDB?

I would like to format numbers as percentages in cartodb. What are the best functions to display numbers with decimals, comma separators or percenteges? Thanks
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Create Area or Polygon based upon a Series of points

i have a large list of points that i would like to merge to create an Polygon based upon an attribute. Essentially an area that encompasses all points. x | y | attr ____________________ 1 | ...
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How can i save Shape file as sql script with ogr2ogr?

I have a some Shape files and i want to convert it into sql scripts. I know that ogr2ogr can put data into data base itself. But i want to have a sql script which can be executed and put data to DB. ...
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ArcGIS - Help Using Oracle Function in Definition Query - No ArcSDE

I have set up a Query Layer pointing at an Oracle table with a SDO.Geometry column, and that is working and behaving fine. However, when I am attempting to set up a definition query that calls a ...
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Linked point geometries to linestrings in Spatialite

I have been parsing Canada's radio system frequency open data. It's a single large table per province, containing point geometries for each station callsign. Where a point-to-point link is defined, ...
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pgrouting shortest_path return longest_path

I've got troubles with shortest path function from pgrouting. I try to calculate the shortest path between an address and a bus stop. I first found the nearest road points for the address and the bus ...
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Where Clause problems when all parts are user input variables

I have written some generic user ipnut code for a toolbox script (ArcGIS 10.0) but because everything is a variable I don't know how to write the SQL whereclause. Please can someone help and suggest ...
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How to select multiple features using advanced search SQL in QGIS

I have a layer of planning units covering a large area (there are over 16000 PU's). Three of the columns in the attribute table hold information about which planning units were included in the ...
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Postgis reorder mixed up linestring chunks / max_segment_length(linestring)?

I imported ~1000 paths from somewhere into my postgis database to a linestring field. I had the problem that the paths were divided into chunks, and those chunks were mixed up in some cases. Suppose ...
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Running database operations against a stored GIS geometry

I'm using Quantum GIS and Postgres with the GIS extensions to store shapefiles that I'd like to run point in geometry and point in union geometries against. While it's easy to save and load the vector ...
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How to query distict row with the same label from different linestring with multiple segment?

I have a multilinestring street table in postgis with two columns: label and prefix. This table has 2 different roads with the same name and each road contains multiple segments. Roads were splitted ...
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SQL query on field in Oracle does not return the same values that are seen in ArcMap/ArcCatalog

This is a very bizarre issue and I am at a loss as to why this is happening. A user running queries in SQL Developer brought this to our attention, and when we tried it we ran into the same problem: ...
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CartoDB (PostGIS) near function (distance) points to polygons

I have a CartoDB map here: Link: https://dms2203.cartodb.com/viz/78db6c02-3148-11e5-a42f-0e018d66dc29/public_map I'm trying to find the distance of the points to the polygon. If the points are ...
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Cartodb - Error: sql is read-only in NamedMaps

My map is not a named map. Map privacy is set to only people with the link. Why I I getting this error when trying to do queries? Has anyone else run into this?
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Error Save to FeatureDataset in ArcObject C# [duplicate]

I have a SQL GeoDB in my server. I want to write some data in one of feature dataset and for that i use below method. public string insertdata(string tablename, List<tableRow> fields, string ...
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Failure of non existant SQL statement after executing statements from a file with ArcSDESQLExecute object

As you see in my code I iterate and execute all the sql statements in an sql file using ArcSDESQLExecute object. It does work but when all statements have been executed the object returns 'None' ...
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Definition Query to find next date value in ArcSDE attribute table?

I have an ArcSDE feature class that contains a date field called "SALE_DATE". This sale date represents the bid date for ALberta crown mineral rights sales. A sale occurs about twice per month (one ...
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SQL fails in python. In ArcMap error FDO error: -2147024871 returned

I'm having issues with an SQL expression for a feature class in a file geodatabase. When working in ArcMap, the SQL will fail on its first attempt, and produce the following error: However, when I ...
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Densifying OpenStreetMap (OSM) network nodes?

I am working with osmconverter to convert osm files(*.osm) to *.pbf, then i use osm2po to get sql file that run into PostGis to get a network table. The last step is to run a createTopology ...
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Obtain minor distance given am array of points

I have built a query to obtain the minor distance given a point. SELECT name, city, region, Distance(GeometryFromText('POINT(-56.237076563852 ...
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Updating Oracle Spatial geometry column using SQL?

I am trying to update a table B geom column with the coordinates from table A. Table A having coordinates in two separate columns x and y. Table B to have the coordinates from Table A into Table B's ...
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Geo spatial extensions in MariaDB vs MySQL

MariaDB is interchangeable with MySQL, but are there any differences in terms of each respective GIS features? Switching from one to the other is still a drop-in replacement with geo data types or ...
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Get table of adjacent polygons

I am using the cb_2013_us_zcta510_500k shapefile to push zipcode polygons. I have the shapefile, and a SQL Server table loaded where the polygon is loaded in the GEOG data type. What I need is to ...
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Dynamic connection between Mapinfo and a database

I'm trying to create a dynamic connection between a database and a Mapinfo table. My database countain only one table, with a list of bus stops, characterized with their ID, name, and X Y coordinates. ...
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Grouping Features by Proximity

I have a layer with 12,000 hotels across the US and I would like to put them into groups of 2 based on proximity. Each hotel would be in only one group with its nearest neighbor optimizing for the ...
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Perfom SQL queries in Python and process the result

I query column names from a PostGIS table with following Python code: colnames = [] sql_getcolumns = "select column_name from information_schema.columns where table_name='shp2py';" ...
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QGIS add layer not working

I have QGIS 2.8. I open up the database manager, connect to PostGIS, and then execute a query. The resulting query has an id column, a name column, a geom column, and a membership column. I click on ...
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Get next point horizontally and vertically

I am working on a map application. We have to draw polygons for different sections. Each section is either a square or a rectangle. Data that I have has less than 4 coordinate points, insufficient to ...
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GDAL/OGR C++: How to connect to SQL

Using GDAL 1.11 it is possible to execute SQL commands against a OGRDataSource: But how do I connect the OGRDataSource to a SQL Database? In my case an Oracle XE 11g. I suppose the OCI drivers have to ...
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How to use SQL within python in ArcGIS Labels

I'm trying to create labels across a one-to many relationship and have tried a simplified version of this method. My version looks like this: def FindLabel ( [NAME_V2] ): import arcpy ...
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WMS layer connected to SQL database

It is possible to connect a WMS layer to a SQL database or other type of database? Example: I have created an application with Geoserver and OpenLayers. Now I can see the data from attribute table. ...
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Update Statement in PostGIS ERROR

I am trying to update a column in PostGIS using information from a column in another table where they spatially intersect. I looked up how to do this on the PostgreSQL tutorial and I think that I ...
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Creating Shapefiles from MS SQL using ColdFusion/Java?

A client wants to export, from their MS SQL server, data into Shapefiles. I've looked around for a starting ground and have heard Ogr2Ogr mentioned and it seems intimidating. So I was wondering if ...
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How do I insert a Query Result into an existing Table?

I am attempting to create a map that displays the Service Area for Firestations within Toronto, In order to do this I need to identify the Length of all pathways. I tried using the calculate geometry ...
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How to select using ST_MakePolygon from a database using points of a polygon

I want to write a sql command that can select within a polygon that has many points of reference ie a boundary of an area. I was able to use this command SELECT * FROM testtable WHERE the_geom ...
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UPDATE a value field for area of the geom and convert sq m to acres using cartodb

I'm trying to use the SQL commands in CartoDB to UPDATE a value field that shows total acres of the area of the_geom. My SQL is pretty poor/entry level and has some issues: UPDATE table_name SET ...
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How to Transform Many Projections Into One With SQL Server

I know very little SQL Server, but am quite familiar with Arc and Python. The data I want to transform is point data which is in a single table [ID], [X] [Y], [COORDSYS]. There are 5 possible ...
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Update the_geom field with polygons from a different table using one common field

Using CartoDB SQL API I'd like to: Update the_geom field in a table that has no spatial data by selecting the polygons from a table with spatial data and joining based on one common field.. In this ...
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ArcGIS Workflow Manager Query - Find Duplicate Job_ID

We have a query in ArcGIS Workflow Manager 10.2 shown below that shows "All Assigned Jobs". Due to the nature of our workflows (parallel workflows), some jobs are duplicated more than once in the ...
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Syntax error drivingdistance

I am new in sql and i am trying to get that works a subquery with pgr_drivingdistance and pgr_pointsaspolygon but i get the next error: subqueries in FROM must to have an alias,for example, FROM ...
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GeoServer Style referencing SQL Server data store

I have a SQL server (2012) based data store in GeoServer (version 2.6) . For better readability I created a spatial layer with a whitespace in a column (attribute) name. Trying to use a style with ...
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SQL query syntax for NDVI grid in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to extract by attribute pixels with a Value >0 (i.e., the vegetation in an NDVI grid file) in ArcGIS. Every time I try to extract by attribute (spatial analyst tools/extraction), my SQL ...
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PostGIS ST_Contains query return empty

Hopefully I explain this properly. I am trying to check if a route falls into another route I have created. The route is saved as a linestring. My search query is: SELECT id FROM routes WHERE ...
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CartoDB layer selector - selecting data from 2 layers

I used the CartoDB layer selector example (http://cartodb.github.io/cartodb.js/examples/layer_selector.html) with my data. Works fine. Now, what I really want to do is to select data from 2 layers at ...
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Link to another table in CartoDB infowindow

I have two layers in CartoDB, one with spatial data, school_count, and one without, heisman_winners. I want to visualize my spatial layer but when a user clicks on a feature I want it to display data ...
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Modeling SQL Query to add statistical data to a geometry

Hello I have a problem modelling a SQL Query for the following problem: I have two tables with geometries from Shapefile der Verwaltungsgrenzen (WGS84). Of interest for me are Kreise and Gemeinden, ...
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Query for finding nearest distance and driving time from objects in a different tables

I have 4 postGIS tables: employees_wgs Facilites and (created by osm2po): at_2po_4pgr at_2po_4pgr_vertices_pgr What I want to do is: make a query to populate two columns in "employees_wgs" ...
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How to save SQL-like WHERE as .qqf in QGIS 2.6?

I used to use QGIS 1.7.4. And there was "advanced search". I can save SQL where clause as .qqf. But I installed QGIS 2.6 and I cannot find this kind of things. Could you please teach me how to save ...