Acronym for Structured Query Language. A syntax for retrieving and manipulating data from a relational database.

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Creating one layer through use of SQL queries for land use categories

I have a map with about 63 grids and trying to determine the land cover user category of the greatest area size in each grid. The land cover categories have been converted to polygons and I already ...
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SQL MAX Subquery in arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management

I am having an issue with subsequent subqueries in making a feature layer in arcpy. My table has fields: OBJECTID, pointid (long), grid_code (double) I can successfully extract MAX(grid_code), ...
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select neighbour polygons in sql

I have a database of few milion records (all houses in my country). Now I want to select all records who have a neighbouring record (a house next to it) and give this a status 'T'. Each record has a ...
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Append object from another layer to the new layer through form (drop-down list)

I'm trying to get to know is it possible to append object from another layer to the new layer through form (drop-down list)? Do I need to create an application? If yes please tell me what language ...
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Why does ST_Area in SQL give a different value to $area in QGIS?

The area value I'm getting using the SQL term 'ST_Area' is markedly different from that gained from QGIS functions like $area, the area measure tool and area as a derived feature (all of which agree ...
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Recurring SQL Expression Parsing Error on Query Builder

I am using Query Builder in QGIS 2.14.2-Essen to select one country (Peru) among 237 for which to show two layers (states_provinces, boundary lines) from the Natural Earth database. I am paying close ...
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How to use a polygon as a reverse cookie cutter on features in a Postgresql database

I want to be able to use a polygon in a database to remove all features and parts of features that falls within the polygon. Not as part of a query transferring the database to another database. I ...
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Postgres st_intersection points/polygon

I am trying to use the ST_Intersection function to intersect points by county and find the counts by county, but I am having no luck. SELECT counties.name, FROM counties INNER JOIN routes ON ...
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Postgres/postgis st_makepoint

I am looping through a csv, taking latlng values and trying to add there geometry to postgis enabled postgres table. xy values are int's conn = psycopg2.connect("connected") cur = conn.cursor() ...
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Python to Postgres insert Geometry syntax

Having trouble creating geom columns and inserting geometry lat lng values into postgres table Is my syntax correct in creating the point geometry fields? st_makepoint is the point constructor. ...
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Convert colum type in PostGiS via DB Manager/ SQL in QGIS

I have a csv file that I want to bring into a PostGIS database through DB Manager in QGIS. I have a column/ field called "Location" that contains geometry (e.g. (40.789423 -75.628493 ...
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Wildcard on Geoserver SQL View

I have made the following SQL view on Geoserver: SELECT * FROM areas WHERE landuse = '%landuse%' This works perfectly fine when I specify the landuse in the URL, for example 'grass'. However when I ...
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How to loop in PostGIS to add the next lat long to a route

I want to loop over the results of a query and then pass row(n)'s longitude, latitude and row(n+1)'s longitude and latitude to another function. I have a query which returns a set of coordinates from ...
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How to determine if all polygons are contiguous by single point in SQL Server

I've been looking for some function that will consider geometries from a table. The selection would look something like this: SELECT geom FROM mytable WHERE geoid IN (1, 10, 15, 30, 2) How can I ...
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Between operator QGIS

I am using QGIS Essen version (2.14.1). I am trying to filter my data based on dates. I am wondering if the "between" operator exists like in SQL? I'm trying the following query but the results are ...
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How to get the geometry of all tables in a postgresql database?

How can I return all tables geom?
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Performing selection on Attribute and Location of two different feature classes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a point FC and a Polygon FC. Both FC have the attribute VILLAGE. The point with Village = 1500 should be completely within the Polygon with Village = 1500. How can I make a selection not only ...
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Unexpected token in a sql query (Hibernate)

I have no more idea in how to run this query: SELECT row_to_json(fc)::text FROM (SELECT 'FeatureCollection' As type, array_to_json(array_agg(f)) As features FROM (SELECT 'Feature' As type, ...
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Converting polylines coordinates stored in PostGIS in column type text, in another column type geometry(MultiLineString,2154)?

I want to draw a polyline on a leaflet map and then send it to PostGis with php. I’m drawing my polylines using the Leaflet draw plugin and send the coordinates in a column “coords” in PostGIS with ...
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Compare two columns in QGIS attribute table [closed]

I have two columns in QGIS attribute table: column A = street name column B = Building type [Residential or Commercial] what I am trying to do is get "street name" with the highest number of ...
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Changing Query Layer's SQL Expression with Python

I use query layers in ArcMap 10.4. The maps need to be done/repeated periodically. The easiest way is to copy the map, change the source's SQL expression (e.g. from select * from TABLE where Period = ...
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How do I get arcpy.Select_analysis to skip conditions that don't exist

I have data from 2007 to 2015 of various animals that I'm trying to break up by year and name. I wrote a little for loop that goes through all the items in my attribute table (gps_points). The ...
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Area of influence with CartoDB

I am working on a city transport map, and for fun (and practice) I try to make an area of influence of transport station. But, whatever I try, something gets wrong. So two questions. 1 - How can I ...
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Career after GIS Analyst [closed]

I am 23 years old. BSC.IT Graduate, and currently working as a GIS Analyst in Mumbai for last 1.5 years. I am planning to do SQL Certification followed by Oracle. Would it be helpful? I am interested ...
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St_ClosestPoint within St_MakeLine Query problem

I am currently trying to create the closest point (closest_ports_point_test) on the grid (lng_grid_test) from the original points (ports_point), and to create the line connecting the original and the ...
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Postgis query to sort geometries by latitude

I am looking for an efficient way to get geometries sorted by their latitude (northmost in case of polygons) when querying a postGis database Something that could work in an order by clause which ...
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Change feature class from ESRI native geometry to SQL Server geography

Original question: I have found a lot of documentation on importing and using query layers from SQL Server into ArcCatalog/ArcMap/etc. However, when you change the projection of a feature class or use ...
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Qgis select distinct by default on Print Composer

I have a filter on Print Composer that selects "id_mov" and shows figures one by one into the map. This "id_mov" is not unique so different id can have the same "id_mov". Qgis select distinct by ...
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Spatialite union more than two layers / tables

Is there a way to union or collect any number of layer geometries with Spatialite (or another spatial database)? Two is simple enough, but more than that becomes convoluted. For example, if all I want ...
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Get domain descriptions for multiple fields using SQL (ArcSDE 10.3/Oracle back-end)

How can I get domain descriptions for multiple fields using SQL (ArcSDE 10.3/Oracle back-end)? I have successfully used the Oracle SQL in the ESRI document: Resolving domain codes to description ...
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How can I create a definition query to show the next 5 years of data, based on a text field with the year on a joined table in SDE?

I need to show the next 5 years of construction data, but I want it to automatically update what is shown based on a text field called ConYearStartNbr that shows when the construction is set to start ...
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Programatically populate field_4 after choosing values from other fields?

I'm working with QGis 2.8, editing the attribute table of a SHP file, named "myTable". I need to populate field_4 with the conditions listed below: For 1 to n (it runs across records of myTable) ...
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Export to DXF from PostgreSQL using ogr2ogr

I have a large dataset in a PostGIS database (OS MasterMap). My aim is to export specific areas of this dataset to DXF, while retaining the attributes of the data as layers in the DXF. My current ...
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Pass sql expression with GetParameterAsText to SelectLayerbyAttribute in .py script

With Arctoolbox and python scripting I'm creating long tool, but one of the steps is to select by attributes with SQL expression. Let's imagine that: featureCar = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) is Data ...
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Python GDAL open dataset in PostGIS with quotations

Error trying to use gdal to open a dataset in PostGIS with the following code: ds = gdal.Open("PG: dbname=nyc host=localhost user=postgres password=mypassword port=5432 mode=2 schema=public ...
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What exactly does “enable geodatabase” perform on a SQL database

This is for those extra technical folks out there. What does "enable geodatabase" do to the structure and capabilities of a Microsoft 2012 SQL database. Since I'm a GIS guy and not a SQL guy, I need ...
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Date Query 10.3 SQL SDE vs FGDC

I have a date field "FIRE_DSCR_DT" that I want to query for a specific month(s). For example,I want to get all of the records where the month = January. This query did not work in SDE, but it did ...
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Is there a way to avoid the re-calculation of the same centroid without creating a new column?

All tables contain polygon geometries. SELECT * FROM table1, table2, table3, table4 WHERE st_contains(table2.geom, st_centroid(table1.geom)) AND st_contains(table3.geom, ...
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Polygon another location

Using google maps I have located 4 points and have created a polygon with them in this way insert into dummy_zip values (4,'prueba_directa','2016-04-13 ...
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Counting points within range using CartoDB?

I have a dataset of users location and want to assign per user how many other users they have within a given range, and updating this value into a table.The dataset name is "users_20160410" and the ...
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Insert UTF-8 characters to CartoDB database

I'm using Cartodb.js and API to insert strings from jquery variables to my dataset table in Cartodb. //Store variable data.location = $('#location').val(); //Insert to SQL var SQL = 'INSERT INTO ...
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Update ID Field Using Common Types

Not exactly sure how to word this, but hopefully I do it in a way that accurately conveys what it is that I'm trying to do... I'm using Manifold GIS for this particular project, but I'm open to any ...
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How to avoid manually typing coordinate information in CreateCircle function to select points in Mapinfo

I have a bunch of data points, each of them have a coordinate information (longitude, latitude). I am using CreateCircle( x, y, radius) function to select points within a distance to the chosen ...
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ogr2ogr - Clipping postgis and creating geojson

I'm trying to create a geojson file data based on data from my local postgis database using ogr2ogr. I'm trying to clip to a specific area and when I start to run the command, everything starts fine, ...
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How to upload data from QGIS to a SQL Server?

I'm new at QGIS. I'm wondering if there's a native way or plugin to allow me to upload a shapefile into my SQL Server directly from QGIS. So far the only solution that I could find is the Shape2SQL ...
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Configure new SQL view doesn't appear for different DB's in the same PostGIS Database

I have PostGIS Database with different DB's. Each one of them has different workspace:store in Geoserver. When I'm opening Create new layer page and picking different workspace:store for some of them ...
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MapBasic - Updating blank rows in column with the value above

I am writing a MapBasic tool to correct some incorrect values in a set of tables. So far I have managed to pull out the values I need in a new column: What I need is to update any blank rows in the ...
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Conditional “On the Fly” Column with PostGIS

I have two tables I am working with; tl_2015_us_county which consists of county polygons, and tl_2015_48_puma10 which consists of PUMA polygons. I am currently using the below SQL in order to achieve ...
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Using Not Equal to Wildcard in ArcMap Definition Query?

I'm attempting to use a definition query in order to display only a subset of data. I have a large CAD drawing that I have imported into my map. I do not need many of the lines from the .dwg file to ...
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Cursor help on large spatial query in PostgreSQL

I have two very large tables on which I want to perform a spatial query. UPDATE table_a SET att_1 = b.att_1, att_2 = b.att_2 FROM table_a AS a JOIN table_b AS b ON ...