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How to Keep Database and Server Connections active

It seems like everyday I go to publish a service or connect to my SDE I get messages that I can't connect. It is particularly annoying when trying to publish a service to ArcServer. The connections ...
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How to correctly set up Oracle connection parameters?

Just testing out the new QGIS2 install here and trying to connect it to our huge SDE/Oracle spatial database. Im struggling with the connection parameters. Here is the connection properties to the ...
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QGIS and SQL Server Spatial Tables Performance

I'm trying to get a SQL Server 2008 R2 spatial database up and running to streamline the production of maps using QGIS. Currently I just have a handful of spatial tables (a postcode level point table ...
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Use arcpy to connect to database without connection file

It seems like arcpy can only work with connection files. This creates one of two problems: Deployment requires manual creation of connection files. We have to write a bunch of code to recreate the ...
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QGIS 2.0 without MySQL connector

On a mac (Mountain Lion), after a major upgrade to GDAL (1.10) and related frameworks from KyngChaos page, QGIS 2.0 doesn't show any MySQL connector: Add Vector > Database > ... The driver doesn't ...
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Connecting to Oracle database with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I installed ArcGIS 10.2.2 ,oracle 11g R2 personal edition and it's client.I try to connect to the database using database connection in ArcMap but the error Failed to connect to the specified ...
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Creating new PostGIS connection in QGIS?

I am trying to create a new PostGIS connection and I am doing as it follows: The password I inserted is postgres, I don't know what should be inserted there. And when testing the connection, I get ...
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Connect two points with fixed longitudinal slope over DEM - QGIS

Is it possible to connect two points with fixed longitudinal slope over DEM terrain or connect points with maximum longitudinal slope? Make road line between two point, for example 7% or make it with ...
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Dealing with ArcSDE connection limit exceeded?

We routinely exceed ArcSDE's connection limit, about once a week. Many of the "connections" are nothing but orphaned records in the SDE.PROCESS_INFORMATION table. Is there any way to clean up these ...
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Updating ArcMap links to ArcSDE Geodatabase feature classes?

I've seen questions about attemting to repair a .mxd file with broken links. What I would like to do is get ahead of this issue and "fix" it before it becomes a problem. I have my data in an ArcSDE ...
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Error while creating spatial database connection

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0, and I've already created my database using "ArcSDE for PostgreSQL Post installation" .. My database is successfully created in PostgreSQL and now that I'm trying to create a ...
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Accessing ArcSDE feature class with ArcPy?

I have a script that runs perfectly with shapefiles and GDB feature classes but I need to change it to run on feature classes stored on an SDE. However I cannot figure out how to reference them ...