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I'd say that some of the feature classes have an alias set, and others do not. Go into ArcCatalog, and for the feature classes that come in with the full name, go into their properties. Check the general tab, and see if an alias is set.
Actually, grid size zero is usually an indicator to ArcGIS to wait until after initial loading to determine the spatial index. In best practice, you shouldn't build an index until after the data is loaded -- it can significantly impact load performance to populate a large table with an index enabled. By the time loading is complete, you will know an ...
This is the official ESRI documentation on Editing. These are the provided Editing tutorials.
This documentation gives a pretty good description of what each node is for, and it confirms what you mentioned. The Database Server node is for creating the geodatabase and administrative tasks (for SQL Server Express), and the Database Connection node is for creating/editing/viewing data. A quick tour of setting up and using database servers Anyone ...
My experience has been that the Database Server node is explicitly for use of connecting to spatially enabled "Express" editions of RDBMS where as the Database Connection Node is used to conect to Enterprise RDBMS like SQL or Oracle (spatially enabled or not). What are Database Servers Quick Tour of Administering SDE gdbs
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