Questions tagged [esri-geodatabase]

Esri geodatabase is a database schema designed by ESRI for managing feature classes, versioning, topology, networks, terrains and other Esri application specific storage requirements.

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VB code for automatic refresh in arcmap with timer?

We have a shapefile of electrial network.The SCADA data of the electrical network is stored in oracle 10g express edition.We have to link oracle table with the arcmap and automatically refresh the map ...
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Why does query table return more records than expected?

I need to join one feature class and one table. This is a one to multiple join, therefore, my only option seems to be by creating a query table. My problem is that the fields I want to join do not ...
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Hosting Geodatabase on ArcGIS Server?

I have a simple Geodatabase in access format. I'd really like to host this database on an ArcGIS Server through one of their services. The idea is that my users would be able to connect to this ...
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Accessing ArcGIS 9.3 geodatabase from 9.2?

If I'm using ArcGIS 9.2 is it possible to access a feature class from a geodatabase that was created by ArcGIS 9.3? If not, are there any other ways to access the data?
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When is it better to use 64 bit File GDB access?

The beta 2 release File Geodatabase API includes 64 bit support. Esri says arcobjects is still the "preferred" method to interact with the file gdb. However, arcobjects has no 64 bit support. ...
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FileGDB open API and tools based on it

As we know esri shared their library which makes it possible to work with FileGDB format without using ArcObjects. So the question is what kind of applications could be created in order to help GIS ...
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how to write Topology Graph Edges geometry to polyline feature class

i have created topologygraph of a polygon feature . and iwant individual ids of polylines i want to write Topology Graph Edges geometry to new polyline feature class any samples OR documentation ...
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Is it possible to maintain primary keys on versioned featureclasses without arcobjects code?

Since it is not a good idea to use ObjectIDs as primary keys in relationships, some other column will need to be used. Is it possible to use DBMS sequences to populate primary key columns in ...
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Modeling Geodatabase for whole world?

My recent assignment is to model a multi-user geodatabase for the whole world using the ESRI platform. This geodatabase contains administrative layers and topographic layers. The schema is to be ...
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What are spatial and attribute indexes in geodatabases?

What is the difference between a spatial index and an attribute index in an ArcGIS geodatabase? What are their purposes?
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When is it safe to use ObjectIDs as keys in a relationship class?

I've always avoided using ObjectIDs when defining relationship classes. It is my understanding that some actions on a geodatabase will re-set objectIDs (like import/export). However I do see a lot ...
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What is difference between FID and OID in ArcGIS platform?

What is the main difference between OID and FID in Esri software?
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Getting line FID from polygon ITopologyGraph

I want to export polygon Arc list to txt file for that I created topologygraph for personal geodatabase feature class (polygon) using ITopologyGraph::build. I got polygon FIDs but I am not getting ...
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What qualifications should auditor have to auditing GIS? [closed]

Background summary: Various systems are being audited and GIS is the next to be audited. The initial kick-off for the audit was a meeting between me and a single auditor. Initially, I thought it was ...
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What is the maximum, allowable field length for a FacilityID field in a Cityworks geodatabase?

Over the past couple of months, I have seen a few esri-geodatabases and they seem to be either a text field with a length of 20 or 30. Is 30 the maximum field length? Clarification: The answer I'm ...
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How can a 9.2 user access a geodatabase created in 9.3?

I have a colleague that uses 9.2 and has access to our server in which I have multiple geodatabases that were created in 9.3. Is there any way for her to access the data?
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Data organization strategies for .csv and .shp

I'm organizing a large amount of data for a project and the data is stored in .csv format, with a code to relate each row to a polygon in a .shp. I was planning on converting the .csv data into .dbf ...
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Creating 9.3 version of geodatabase in ArcMap 10?

Under the What's new for geodatabases in ArcGIS 10 Esri talks about an optional parameter that allows you to create a 9.3 geodatabase in version 10. I cannot find any other info. Any help on how ...
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Is there a way to update the attribute table of a feature class with a query?

I have a layer with multi-polygon feature classes for states and provinces. The shape area for some features classes is < 0 causing the label to be position in odd locations. It seems that the ...
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What is ArcCatalog?

What is it, what does it do, and how is it related to geodatabases?
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Copying domain (and only domain) between Esri geodatabases?

Sometimes I have the need to copy a domain(s) from one geodatabase to another (without the featureclass or table). In the past, I have accomplished this in a few different ways, but each method is ...
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Best practices when employing file geodatabase that is going to be used and edited by multiple users? [closed]

I have a file geodatabase that contains 3 feature classes in it and each feature class contains a lot of data that will be viewed and edited daily by 6 other users. I am looking for any advice from ...
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What is the proper way to backup an ESRI File Geodatabase that is published to ArcGIS Server?

I have an ESRI file geodatabase (v10) that is published to an arcgis server map service. When the service is running, the fGDB is locked. Do I need to stop the service to get a clean backup? Or, is ...
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Geodatabase to PostGIS character encoding

Similar to another question I posted previously, I'm trying to import datasets from Esri geodatabases into a PostGIS database directly, and inside the data there are greek letters and symbols that are ...
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ESRI: ADF + Geodatabase

I'm a .NET Develop. I'm using ESRI / ADF and I have a problem whit some methods of Geodatabase. On the beginning of development I needed connect on GeoDB and execute queries. On this moment I got this ...
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How to import esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS on Linux

We have esri Personal Geodatabases that we need to import into PostGIS. Ultimately, we'd like to allow people to upload an MDB on a web server, and have it import the layers into PostGIS. On ...
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Character encoding support in geodatabases and shapefiles

I've got several geodatabases that include feature classes with Greek letters in a lot of the attributes. When I try exporting a feature class as a shapefile from ArcCatalog, the attributes are ...
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What is ArcGIS for Desktop (and Geodatabase) equivalent to Regions of ArcInfo Workstation Coverages?

Here's one for those who've been around the block a few times. ArcInfo Workstation from days of yore had an intelligent data model called Regions or Region sub coverages. With this model one could ...
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How do I upload a Featureclass to a Geodatabase in C#?

I have a featureclass with Arcobjects that came from a Shapefile and I wish to import it into a geodatabase. I have the geodatabase connection, I just don't know how to load the feature class to a ...
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Seeking training resources in Python as applied to geodatabase management? [duplicate]

I've taken ESRI database courses, which have been helpful to my work but I also need training in Python as applied to geodatabase management?
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What are convenient uml tools to create geodatabase models?

I used to model databases with Microsoft Office Visio, then export the model to xml and import geodatabase schema to GDB with ArcGIS tools. Since Microsoft no longer support Visio export to xml, what ...

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