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Using ArcGIS and QGIS together in multi-user editing environment?

We have a GIS staff of 7, and another group of about 14 who "use GIS" from time to time. We really, really want multi-user editing. Mostly of a large point file, and we're almost never in the same ...
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What is the significance of the SDE lineage length?

ORA-55378 left a great answer to my question: Does a high number of SDE_state_lineages slow performance? But, I realized I don't really understand what lineage length means and how it affects ...
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Version editing for Postgresql 9.2.4 / postGIS 2

Background: I am "building" a GIS with PostgreSQL 9.2.4 / PostGIS 2 as the database and QGIS 1.8.0 as the geographic application. There will be multiple users accessing, editing and viewing the data ...
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Listing ArcSDE versions using ArcPy?

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase with different versions for each user. How can I list each version using ArcPy?
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How to know Who is reconciling the Version to DEFAULT(Parent) in Geodatabase

We have Public DEFAULT version and working Versions(Child) have been created directly from DEFAULT. We have also provided Reconcile-Post Option to group of Users placed at separate locations. Hence ...
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How do versioned views work with multiple editors?

I understand that in the database environment, by executing version_util.set_current_version('version1') Editor1 is able to write SQL statements against [table_name]_vw views to edit the data at ...
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arcsde topology register issue

I am in trouble with the topology in a sde database. I create a topology in a dataset from arccatalog, after managing to register it as aversion, I try to validate it from arccatalog, it tells me "...
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How to register as versioned using SDELayer?

This is the normal process using ArcCatalog : I want to automate this process using sdeLayer or any tools - does anybody have an idea as to how to do it? there is an application sdelayer (...
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Reconcile Versioned Geodatabase with only DEFAULT version?

Follow up to this: Spatial Database Connection String I am trying to reconcile a versioned geodatabase that has only one version, DEFAULT. I am following the steps from the ESRI documentation: A ...
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Editing versioned view in ArcSDE 10.1 error

I am working in an ArcSDE 10.1 instance sitting on Oracle that I believe was upgraded from a previous ArcSDE version. It has a versioned view for the table I am trying to edit (specifically, delete ...
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Autonumbering fields in versioned ArcSDE Geodatabase?

I want to have a field with autonumbering in ArcGIS. I have a versioned ArcSDE for SQL Server geodatabase. Thus, using the identity seed attribute in the SQL Server is not an option. Is it not ...
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How do I change to a Historical version using Python and arcpy

I am having an issue trying to change to a historical version on an SDE feature class using Python and arcpy.ChangeVersion_management. I am able to manually change the version to a specific date and ...
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Identifying inserts, updates, deletes, and conflicts between a parent and child version in ArcSDE with ArcPy

I'm looking for a way to identify records that have changed between the present and the last time a version was reconciled. It would also be great to be able to identify conflicting records. Ideally ...
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Moving Versioned Data between different geodatabases

Can you please let me know how to migrate feature class which is registered as version and archiving is enabled on it From: Database Environment: ArcSDE 9.3, RHEL 5, Oracle 11.2.0.2 To Database ...
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Reconciling vertex modification conflicts in Geodatabase Versioning?

Is it possible to edit the same feature in ArcSDE in two different versions ... and reconcile/post version A's edits to the parent, ... and then reconcile/post version B's edits of same feature, ...
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Reconcile and post versions through C#?

I want to know if we can post the versions based on events through coding. How we do batch reconcile and post through c# code? Is it possible for automatic replication also?
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Understanding Geodatabase Archiving and H tables in ArcSDE?

We have ArcSDE 10.0 on MSSQL 2008 with Geodatabase archiving enabled. In the process of updating a topology I deleted the topology, disabled archiving, unregistered as versioned and then recreated ...
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ArcSDE register with gdb vs register as versioned

When wanting to update tables within a sde gdb, is there a difference between registering as versioned vs registering with the gdb vs registering with sde? I've read the question below and it hints ...
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Creating “Empty” version of ArcSDE geodatabase?

Is it possible to create an "Empty" version of an ArcSDE geodatabase? I have a large default ArcSDE geodatabase that I would like to create an empty version for a new project. By "Empty" version I ...
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Is editing geometric network in versioned geodatabase any different from when such data is stored elsewhere?

I need to work on "Checked Out" version of a geodatabase, editing geometric networks. What will be the difference in terms of the working process of the editor ?-do i need to use some special toolbars ...
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Is there a tool to track edits that were made?

Is there a tool/report that keeps track of what edits were made that I could run prior to or after reconciling my versions? This would help me to know if there are any changes I need to make to any ...
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What's the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase?

I haven't really read this anywhere. What is the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase to make sure nothing is left behind in the A & D tables? Do I need to unversion the ...
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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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Maintain Feature Data without Creating It

I work in City Gov. We utilize County Assessor data (Parcels) as they are updated from the Assessors office. Currently we store then in our Enterprise SDE system. As we get new updates, we have to ...
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Why can't a user with db_owner role version data?

I've made an enterprise geodatabase and added a user with db_owner permissions. When I add a database connection in ArcCatalog and connect to this geodatabase using the user I created, I'm not able ...
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ArcGIS: Versioning, Post & Reconcile, Compressing, and Lost in Space

Alright guys, I'm in a bad way here. Here is the short version, and I'll post the long detailed version below. I'm needing to figure out an easier way to post changes to the data on our SDE ...
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Data loss after compressing geodatabase in ArcSDE

I suffer sometimes from data loss after compressing ArcSDE geodatabase, this geodatabase contains versioned feature classes, so the compressing script reconciles and compress the geodatabase: # ...
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Is there a way to check if data was versioned using “move edits to base” option?

Is there a way to check if data was versioned using "move edits to base" option? Preferably through ArcGIS itself or using Python, but any way will work. EDIT Is there way to see if this box was ...
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Problems with versioning

I have 5 PostgreSQL_PostGIS database in my company and i conneting on them through ArcSDE. Four of database work correctly, only with one i have i realy big problem. When i make two versions of ...
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How can I list version name in my silverlight application?

I need to populate combobox with arcsde version name in my silverlight 5 application. Please give me some suggestions.
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How to Avoid Object ID conflicts in Versioned geodatabase

We have just implemented a versioned Geodatabase and our schema has few feature classes and relationship classes. We do not Reconcile and Post to the parent ( Default) version, as we need some ...
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Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. Invalid network element id : Field is not editable

While reconciling a child version with the parent version, in a dataset containing Geometric network, the following error was noticed. Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. ...
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Geoserver Feature Versioning Support

I am creating a map feature editor that supports versioning & rollback using Geoserver as the WFS. From what I've read online, it seems Geoserver supports feature versioning. My question is how ...
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“Definition Query on a versioned Geodatabase”

I would like to implement Specific views to the SDE users, based on Definition Queries of common attributes , like Date created > = October 1. But on first look, the definition queries are for "...
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How to repair Geometric Network in Versioned ArcSDE Geodatabase?

Our Versioned ArcSDE workflow has a feature dataset with Geometric Network in the parent (Default), which users derive in their own versions. It is now observed that in some versions, the geometric ...
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ArcGIS & historical versions performance expectations

Short background: ArcGIS Server 10.1.1 Enterprise edition using MSSQL for our RDBMS. Currently we utilize versioning only to support replication between 2 databases (edit to DEFAULT). Of late, I'm ...
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Get Conflict Value from ConflictWindow

When I reconcile a version in Arc Map, if it has any conflicts it will stop the reconcile operation and open a window. The window shows the conflicts of that particular version with red dots. My task ...
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How to undo ArcGIS “Move Edits to Base” mistake?

I'm trying to help a client who mistakenly checked the "Move Edits to Base" option when versioning a feature class in ArcGIS. They would now like to fix this mistake. However, they don't want to ...
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SDE Versioned Data Editing Problem

ArcMap is telling our users that data from a certain feature dataset needs to be registered as versioned to edit. ArcCatalog is showing us that the feature dataset in the SDE is not registered as ...
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ArcObjects IConflictsWindow3 not seeing version reconciliation conflicts

We are working on a reconcile and post add-in for one of our departments. I'm able to successfully complete the task if there are no conflicts or if I specify which version 'wins'. We would like to ...
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SQL sub query syntax does not work on versioned tables without base option- Modified

My original question asked why the where clause below, which includes a sub query, would not work on an SDE database but the same query against a file geodatabase would work. I had thought the ...
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How to check whether a fc is registered as versioned or not using python

How can I check whether or not a feature class is versioned using python? I'm trying to register feature classes using a python script. Before I do this I need to check whether a feature class is ...
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Comparing 2 vector files

I'm looking for a tool which compares two vector files (eg shapefiles). Eg 2 versions of a river network. Quite a lot of the records are equal, but some are different. A possible output would be eg a ...
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SDE Topology dirty areas don't go away

Just looking for an explanation on SDE Topology dirty areas that don't go away. My workflow involves editing a version of SDE data, then once finished I use the Validate Topology in Current Extent ...
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Steps to create an interface Editing ArcSDE Layers in a web service online. Similar to ArcGIS Desktop

The initial idea is to make a multiuser web service for editing versions of an ArcSDE geodatabase online (each version for each user. Is it possible to acces through a password and user name?). Can I ...
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Tools to compare unversioned copies of geospatial data

My office has about 100 GB of geospatial data of varying forms (imagery, feature classes in geodatabases, LIDAR, tables, etc) that have gone somewhat unmanaged for the decade during which they were ...
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Register as versioned with move edits to base - when not to?

What limitations do I get, when I chose to register as versioned with the option to move edits to base?
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Distributed versioning of geospatial data

I'm getting started on the design of a new system that would reconcile, merge, and synchronize changes made across numerous geospatial databases of common ancestry, on an ongoing basis. These ...
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How to deal with versioning in OpenStreetMap?

The topic of managing geospatial data in a more general sense has come up before here. The topic of versioning was mentioned there as well, but not really dealt with. Traditional geospatial data ...
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How to store and serve data and its progress over time in GeoServer?

I recently started working with GeoServer and stored some shape files. I successfully can retrieve the data as JSON. The data I want to maintain in the database changes over time. I do not want to ...