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Example of QGIS for landscape management and maintenance plans?

I'm writing about landscape management and maintenance plans, and that most of them are in a Word file with perhaps a table of tasks, as opposed to a smart document such as a QGIS file with a linked ...
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Does the geodatabase administrator login rebuild indexes for datasets not owned by the login?

According to the ESRI documentation, the Rebuild Indexes tool is used in databases and enterprise, workgroup, and desktop geodatabases to rebuild existing attribute or spatial indexes. In ...
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Is there an equivalent “why-upgrade PostgreSQL” tool for PostGIS?

I rarely keep up with the PostgreSQL and PostGIS releases and it can a challenge deciding on when to do so for the major/minor releases. The why-upgrade site (http://why-upgrade.depesz.com/show?from=...
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How to create a restorable PostGIS/PostgreSQL database backup with pg_dump?

I am unable to restore a database backup when the database contains schema's that contain geometry datatypes or postgis functions. During restore, I get the spatial_ref_sys relation not found error. ...
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Does the version admin workflow change when all users edit the SDE.DEFAULT version?

An esri blog article (5 Best Practices SDE Maintenance) states, when discussing updating statistics for an ArcSDE, "... in situations where all users are editing just the SDE.DEFAULT version [this is ...
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Will there be a new ArcGIS API for Silverlight that will be updated for ArcGIS 10.4?

Will there be a new ArcGIS API for Silverlight that will be 100% compatible with ArcGIS Server 10.4 (I know a lot of 3.3 API works, but I also know that older APIS never completely work and have to be ...
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Does it matter whether I use ArcCatalog or Access to compact a geodatabase?

I've been tasked with compacting some of the personal geodatabases (MDB files) in our office every few weeks. These reside on a couple of separate file servers. I have been using ArcCatalog to do ...
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What is the correct order for compressing, rebuilding indexes and updating statistics in ArcGIS?

I want to script out the compressing, rebuilding of indexes and updating statistics on our SDE databases, but I want to make sure I have the correct order for these to run. What would be the correct ...
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wastewater utility web app

I'm trying to create a web-based GIS wastewater utility application integrated with with some maintenance system in the same interface so that for example any problem in the wastewater utility network ...
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Maintaining ArcSDE for PostgreSQL database?

I'm getting familiarized with using PostgreSQL for ArcGIS. I've only ever used SQL Server. I was successful in setting up an ArcSDE database within PostgreSQL 9.2, but what maintenance should I do ...
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What resources are there for PostGIS maintenance? [duplicate]

I am recommending the usage of a Postgres+PostGIS database to a client for storage of their Geospatial Data. I need to recommend the processes for maintenance of the database. The Client is an Oracle ...