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

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Does CartoDB support the SQL MERGE command?

I am developing a mechanism that uploads records to cartodb - first by importing the records to a new table, and then insert the records from the new table to an existing table. The problem is that ...
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SQLite db with FDO geometries: how to assign ID of point in layer A to closest point in Layer B with SpatiaLite?

How can I assign ID of point in layer A to closest point in Layer B with SpatiaLite (find nearest neighbors for each point in A)? For each point stored in table fdo_fc1 I would like to select one, ...
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SQL Server UNion of geography feature returns 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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POSTGIS query - extracting common point from polygon data

I have a polygon dataset and need to find the single common point where 3 polygons meet. I'm approaching this by creating duplicate tables and comparing them to the main one (polygon_table a). I've ...
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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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ArcGIS Model isn't accepting my SQL Query

I'm running a model that breaks a dataset into several dbf tables based on a query. However, only half of the query is being honored. The PopDenZone field is not being accepted and I am getting other ...
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adding geometries to a source, target table for multiple rows in pgrouting

I am having an issue trying to perform the pgr_dijkstra algorithm and getting back a line in my table for multiple rows. I have a table that has a columns of source, target node id's but I cannot ...
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ST_MakeLine within CartoDB.js

I'm building an interactive map using CartoDB.js in an HTML page. I have the user input an address that gets geocoded. I then use the user's lat/lon coordinates to perform SQL queries on CartoDB. The ...
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Feature class SQL Query combining ANDs and ORs

I want to create a query that returns any combination of specific values of two different attributes. I have a feature class that has first field with values A through E and a second one that goes ...
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Selection subquery using another table in database ArcGIS

I need to 'extract' a list of variables based on the IDs from another table. Using a subquery seems to be the best method. I have a large list of variables and have outside calculated a second list. ...
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Using sql SELECT DISTINCT in Fusion Tables API

How do I go about using sql SELECT DISTINCT in fusion tables API?
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Query search using variables to search for variables?

I am trying to see if part of any attributes in field 1 (PID) does not match part of field 2 (parcelnum). The PIDs are 16 digit, but the last 4 digits are used to create the parcelnums. So if my ...
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how to make shapefile in geometry column of ms sql? [migrated]

I was tried ogr2ogr command like this. ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" "C:\temp\sqlexport.shp" "MSSQL:server=[RemoteServerIp];database=[dbname];User Id=[user];Password=[password];trust_connection=yes;" ...
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Trying to use SQL API from Oracle PL/SQL to CartoDB

I am trying to make an http call from within an Oracle server to CartoDB. To do so I have developed a custom PL/SQL package that will generate the SQL and make the calls. A sample API call is below. ...
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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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SQL Query in arcmap

I have a BUILDING.SHP and in the attribute table, it has several names and some of the attributes are "STOR" and "MULTIPLE-STOREY CAR PARK" like image below. In my map, I don't want label the ...
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Finding Polygons which do not touch any other polygon in a single oracle database table

I currently have an oracle table of approximately 100,000 records - all of which are polygons. I want to find all the polygons which do not touch any other polygon within the same table. There are a ...
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Creating join based on multiple fields using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two feature classes in a File Geodatabase that I would like to join based on multiple fields. I've searched this site and Google and all I have come up with was to use the Make Query Table ...
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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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Definition Query to hide attribute data

SQL help please! I've tried searching, but can't find the help I need. This is for ArcGIS Advanced 10.2. I have a parcel layer with all kinds of info that the general public shouldn't be able to ...
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TSQL Geometry Query Requires conversion to string

If I specifically define some polygons and check for containment, I get a correct result: DECLARE @g geometry; DECLARE @g2 geometry; SET @g = geometry::STGeomFromText('POLYGON((407305 100826.5, ...
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How to import .csv file to CartoDB using SQL?

How to import .csv file to CartoDB using SQL, the data given below : POINT | TOP_dm | BOTTOM_dm | X_RD | Y_RD 35AP7600 | 4418 | 4368 | 262053 | 467223 35AP7601 | ...
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How to Load SQL Geometry Data on OpenLayers3?

I am New in OpenLayers 3. I have to load Geometry data from sql to my OpenLayers map. This is my code : var tileLayer = new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.MapQuest({ layer: 'osm' }) }) var ...
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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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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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SQL Geometry Query similar to Select by Centroid

Does anyone know if it's possible to query SQL geometry by something like 'centroid of polygon'...similar to ArcMap's select by location? I'm using SQL Server 2008 R2 as the DBMS. I have two polygon ...
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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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Using a feature iterator Value variable in a SQL expression of select by attribute

I am using Iterate feature selection to select dealers one by one as input features to the Near tool. I'm using Select by Attributes to select sales points from that same dealer. How do I sync the ...
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SQL-query should return GeoJSON FeatureCollection

I'm trying to return a GeoJSON FeatureCollection object from a SQL-query with PostgreSQL 9.3 and PostGIS 2.1. This is my query so far: SELECT row_to_json(fc) AS p FROM (SELECT 'FeatureCollection' ...
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How do I reformat numbers to only show a certain number of significant digits in CartoDB?

I need to round numbers that are in my table in CartoDB, so that in the Map visualization infowindows I only show results to two decimal digits rather than the long decimals that are currently ...
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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 you create a CartoDB viz with a dynamic SQL statement?

I want to create a CartoDB viz where the where parameter in my SQL statement changes dynamically at runtime. When I share my CartoDB viz from the dashboard, I can't help but notice the the SQL ...
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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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How to create a search box and SQL statement for searching an attribute field?

How can I add 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 query of ...
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How do I query in natural=strait from OSM databse?

I'm trying to query in straits, fjords, and bays from a PostGIS Openstreemap database. The straits I'm looking for are tagged natural=bay, natural=strait, and natural=fjord. I used the following ...
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Select features by attribute if in Python list

I believe this will amount to largely a sql syntax question. Essentially, I am trying to complete a select by attribute in Python but based on the query of whether an attribute is present in a list. ...
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ArcMap “One or more layers failed to draw: An invalid SQL statement was used”

I created a model involving the tool Make XY Event Layer because I want to plot latitude and longitude points in CSV file columns. The model runs without errors and appears to have plotted the points ...
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Inserting polygon centroids into an additional column in PostGIS

I'm trying to calculate the x and y centroids for a table using ST_Centroid. The documentation says that it returns the geometric center of a geometry. I first made a column X: ALTER TABLE ...
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What is the best strategy to add a custom constraint to a geo-django table?

What is the best strategy to add a custom constraint to a geo-django table? This is the corresponding sql-statement: ALTER TABLE my_table ADD CONSTRAINT enforce_valid_geom CHECK ...
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Free tutorials for beginners in PostgreSQL, PostGIS and SQL? [duplicate]

I've been cruising youtube videos and various sites trying to pick up information on working with postgresql, postgis, and sql. I would love a few recommendations for quality tutorials and sites. ...
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Determine which points are contained inside a given polygon

I have these database tables defined: CREATE TABLE regions ( id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, name VARCHAR(150) NOT NULL ) CREATE TABLE region_points ( id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, region_id SERIAL ...
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Add a serial id column inside a view

Is it possible to create a new id serial column inside a view? I need it to be able to add my view in postgis I have made a full outer join on two tables I need a unique PK to load the view in ...
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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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ArcSDESQLExecute to query and update from multiple SDE Databases

I am trying to use ArcSDESQLExecute to return the results of a join and then write the return query into a Feature Class located in a different database. Using Microsoft SQL Server and Arc10.2.2 Is ...
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CartoDB table join error: Column reference is ambiguous

I've got a CartoDB question that seems dumb b/c the layer is correctly rendering. Anyway, I have two layers, named sampling_points sample_point I'm trying to inner join the sample_point data to ...
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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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PostgreSQL/PostGIS Geom to JSON with Inner Join to another table

I am currently producing JSON from a database successfully using the following query: SELECT row_to_json(fc) FROM ( SELECT 'FeatureCollection' As type, array_to_json(array_agg(f)) As features FROM ...
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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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ESRI JavaScript API Web Application and SQL Queries in ASP.NET?

My workflow (and security restrictions) for a new html/javascript based web application is making me think that I could program an ASP.NET application, inside which I load the 'map' and the 'legends' ...