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

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QGIS Select by Expression

A basic QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera, Select By Expression - Field Calculator question. Introduction I am a geologist searching through a geological database (see attached figure). I have a shape file and ...
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Python SQL connection causes crash in ArcMap

I have the following code which I have striped down to just included the part that is causing a crash in ArcMap. import pymssql # Connect to the Research db using Windows Integrated Authentication. ...
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How to convert MultiLinestring to Linestring?

I have a multiline string and want to convert it to a linestring in order to use some functions that only work with linestrings. I used ST_Dump() and got a collection of my geometries. If I merge them ...
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Keep column titles when exporting SQL query in MapInfo

Is there a way to keep column titles when exporting a query in MapInfo as a csv or a new tab. This is my result: And my export looks like this: It's not a major issue, I jus like saving myself ...
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Function for Selecting Points in a Polygon

I've been banging on this for a few hours, but since I'm relatively new to PostgreSQL and PostGIS, I can't find the solution. I'm trying to create a stored procedure (function) which will return all ...
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How do I show the created_at column at my infowindow?

Fields like created_at, updated_at or cartodb_id are a greyed out thus not allowing us to add it to the info window. Is there a way to extract the data from default fields in cartodb?
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New line in MapInfo SQL Select

Is there a character I need to use to state a new line in the MapInfo SQL Select box (e.g like ; in SQL Management Studio) or is this not possible. The highlighted (yellow) area is where the new line ...
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How to Build Query Table from two OLE DB tables using ArcPy?

When I run the following code to create a subset of a table, the error says "An invalid SQL statement was used" [Query]. The error shows in line 39. Is there any idea you can figure this out? import ...
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PROBLEM SQL SERVER UNION of geography feature : FULLGLOBE result

I have some trouble with sql server 2012. I store coordinates of french cities in my database as geography object (with ESRI 4326) and i want to make the UNION of some cities. I have in result ...
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why is the CDB_QuantileBins function not found in cartoDB?

What is wrong with the following SQL query on my data? I found pretty clear documentation (1,2) that the function is supposed to work. SELECT CDB_QuantileBins(array_agg(numeric_column_of_mine), 10) ...
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Problem with SPIT (error while importing layers to POSTGIS)

I was attempting to import a polyline roads layer into postgis, using both SPIT in QGIS 1.7 and postGIS GUI for this purpose. I have received errors through both processes as described here: SPIT ...
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Html search box input with SQL

How can I go about adding a html search bar that the user can use to search an attribute field for a polygon layer, and then tie that input into the SQL statement. So far I am able to hard code the ...
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How to select objects by N:M join?

I have a layer with some geometries and a data layer that defines an M:N relation. Is there any way I could select (on the map) objects that are in relation with specific id? Basically I would like to ...
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how to run a PostgreSQL query on CartoDB tables?

I want to run a VACUUM FULL on my table, but I don't think it's working. Simply sandorl.cartodb.com/api/v2/sql?q=VACUUM&api_key={MYKEY} results in long output, apparently only repeating for ...
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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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whereClause syntax for Cost Distance parameter

I am looking to create a sql expression regarding point feature class and selection based on 'Name' field to pass to arcpy.sa.CostDistance() param[0]. similat to: savepath = env.workspace = ...
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Triggers for delta tables

I have been facing an issue to capture the delta updates on SDE. We have written triggers on A and D tables to capture the delta updates(to capture the version name based on state id's), however I ...
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How do I use Arcpy to label based on two different expressions, then convert to annotation?

I am trying to open an mxd and turn on labels before converting them to annotation. I would like to turn on labels with 2 different classes, based on 2 different expressions, then convert them to 1 ...
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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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Conditional SQL Query

I've been running a code that searches a desired field in a feature class and performs an specified SQL query based on whether the field is string or double. The variables are just temporary fillers ...
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SQL within Python Script to get only part of the expression by GetParameterAsText

I was wondering if anybody could help me. Im trying to create a tool within ArcMap using a python script. Within the script i've been trying figure out how to change it so that I only need to get ...
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ArcMAP SQL Statement Iterate Feature Selection 'IN' 'BY' 'IS' - escape character

We have a problem when selecting Features from a Feature Class in ArcMAP 10.2 using the Iterate Feature Selection tool in Model builder Our dataset has a Attribute Field with two character codes like ...
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Subquery a list in select layer by attribute management using python

I am new to python and having trouble with my script. I want only the records from the COMTRS field (of the pur_dbf_view) that match values from the ComtrsList to be selected; however, I am getting ...
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Sqlite, Python 2.7 and Spatialite

I am trying to spatially enable my sqlite database: import sqlite3 db = r'c:\temp\mydata.sqlite' conn = sqlite3.connect(db) conn.enable_load_extension(True) cur = conn.cursor() cur.execute(r"SELECT ...
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Buffer based on SQL expression

Is there any way to optimize this code? It creates two buffer feature classes based on two different fields in the shapefile attribute table import arcpy from arcpy import env ## Set Workspace ...
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PyQGIS Dialog Plugin not resetting

I have written a PostGIS search plugin that works pretty well, except two things that I just cannot figure out a solution 1) When the dialog closes and then is reopened the previous query is still in ...
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Arcpy cursors, WHERE clauses, and date/time fields

I'm having trouble making a selection of rows that meet certain date criteria using my arcpy.UpdateCursor(). I need to update records in a field in a geodatabase table with an ascending value based on ...
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Is it possible to retrieve lost versioned data in SQL Server Management Studio?

One of my staff accidentally deleted a feature class she was creating in her version before I reconciled it. I have grabbed a back up of the database from yesterday in SQL Management Studio. Is ...
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MSSQL server 2008 dissolve sql query

I have a set of spatial objects in a MSSQL server 2008 R2 trying to dissolve adjoining objects where one of the attributes are equal. The table below is somewhat representative to my original table: ...
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How to export a PostGIS raster to PNG?

I have a raster which is split into 30 tiles and I want to dump them all into PNGs. I've read the documentation http://postgis.net/docs/RT_ST_AsPNG.html but still don't know how to dump it well. If ...
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Set ArcGIS Tool Parameter to Obtain From it's own Source?

I am building a python tool in ArcGIS. When I build the parameters I will have 3: Choose a shapefile (parameter data type = shapefile) Choose an SQL query (parameter data type = SQL Expression) ...
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How can I optimize this point-linking query?

I have the following query, and am wondering how it could be optimised to run faster: WITH gps_nodes_1 AS ( SELECT "NODE_ID", "geog" FROM gps_nodes WHERE ST_Distance("geog",ST_GeogFromText('POINT( ...
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is there any direct access to Mapbox data? (similar to CartoDB's sql api)

I've been asked to add a form to a map that will write data in the background (e.g., ajax to a magic file that does datawrites and some emailing, notifications etc) and a new marker will be added to ...
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How to refer to a variable from the conditional statement in the ExtractByAttributes function in ArcGIS 10?

Trying to use the ExtractByAttributes for rasters so that I have multiple attribute values that I want to extract. This works fine: myraster = arcpy.sa.ExtractByAttributes("source_raster", "VALUE IN ...
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Import large CSV file into PostGIS

I am trying to import CSV files into PostGIS. Following this post, I have created tables before. I found other suggestions saying that I can run the copy command. If I run this command: COPY table ...
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Cartodb - SQL query of public visualization of a private table

The team at CartoDB have recently(last few days) made some useful updates that now allow public visualisation maps to reference data in private tables. The change has only been made in the last day ...
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How can I combine two datasets with the same schema in to one table?

So I have two tables (in CartoDB/PostGIS) that are from two tiger shapefiles that have the exact same attributes, just in different counties. I want to combine them in to a single table, just ...
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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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Group Nearest neighbor query in SQL Server 2012 spatial database

I am looking for way to perform GNN query over road networks in SQL Server. Any pointers
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Flag More Than One Space in SQL

I am working on an XP machine with FME'13 and I have a Address field and I have to find the spaces(middle spaces and not the leading and trailing ) in each and every row. St._Petters_Road is the ...
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What is a SQL Query to all values in a column with Select by Attribute in ArcGIS? [closed]

I would like to select all values for an attribute using select layer by attribute to use in model builder and hopefully save the expression for automation purposes. If I have an attribute named ...
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How do I query XY Event Layer in Model Builder?

I am trying to build a model to input table data, make xy event layer and then select features by an SQL expression and make that a shapefile. What tool should I use for the SQL expression to select ...
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How do I use SQL in the field calculator to populate a new column?

Courtesy of Geofabrik I have a "places" point shapefile which includes in the attribute table a column named "type". As can be seen in the attached image the column contains fields such as "city", ...
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GeoDatabase user access based on administration boundry

I have silverlight application consuming Map service. Now I want to create user login. The scenarion is somethinkg like when a user logs he should only be able to query on data belongs to his area. ...
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arcgis 10.2 spatial stored procedure in oracle throws pls-00707 compilation error

Package def: create or replace PACKAGE POSEIDON_PACK AS procedure tester; END POSEIDON_PACK; Body: create or replace PACKAGE BODY POSEIDON_PACK AS procedure tester as d number; begin ...
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How can I create a hexbin layer using the SQL and CartoCSS parameters in cartodb.js?

CartoDB has a great hexbin visualization wizard baked into the client dashboard: However, I like using cartodb.js to customize events and interactions; in particular, I'd like to make styles ...
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sql query to get origins and destinations

I have a table of cities with an ID and geometry (200K rows) and a table of travels, with only two ID: idfrom, idto (7K rows) I'm wondering how could I select the geometries for each one in order to ...
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Shortest Path Dijkstra

I would like to calculate the shortest path with dijkstra algorithm. sample query SELECT seq, id1 AS node, id2 AS edge, cost FROM pgr_dijkstra(' SELECT gid AS id, ...
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How to cut/split multipolygon with blade (linestring) into two pieces using PostGIS? [closed]

I struggle to do split operation in postgis I tried to build a query but Im always fail. Id like to cut a multipoligon with a blade (a linestring) into two pieces. These two objects have specific ...
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Rewrite query to match two points with a linestring in a different database table

OK, not sure if I've worded the title brilliantly, but here goes: Suppose I have: a table "gps_nodes" containing columns: "EASTING" (containing longitude data) "NORTHING" (containing latitude ...