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decembrie 2010 - Posts

Now about that "other" feature that could be called fullglobe in Denali that I mentioned . I don't know which feature will retain the moniker or whether they both will...that's why I'm not in marketing. Here's the deal... the Read More...
Once upon a time , I wrote a blog entry about CircularString, CompoundCurve, and CurvePolygon (the new geometric types supported in Denali). And mentioned that they came from ISO-ANSI SQL/MM and weren't in the OGC spec. Well, lo and behold, while Read More...
A frequent question that pops up on discussion forums is how to serve an image that is stored in a SQL Server table from an ASP.Net application. Unfortunately the answer is almost always wrong, as the prevalent solution involves copying the entire image Read More...
So what's the area of the earth? Well...depends on who's measurement you want to use. There an interesting SQL Server Denali spatial feature known as fullglobe. Actually there's two features with that name, more later; I was using the FULLGLOBE Read More...
I've been trying out the new Denali "AUTO_GRID" spatial index (that is ...USING GEOGRAPHY_AUTO_GRID or GEOMETRY_AUTO_GRID in the CREATE SPATIAL INDEX DDL) on some of my old spatial performance use cases. It's worth repeating (from Ed's Read More...
A couple of people reported problems with SQL Server 2008's table-valued parameters and it eventually got back to me. Had to try it out. The reported problem is that there's a plan compile each time TVPs are used from ADO.NET. Interestingly, when Read More...
So here's a cheap demo of FTS property search in Denali. For the motivation for this feature, see the previous blog entry . I'm a minimalist (minimalism is a teaching aid), so its just the basics. In some places, I may be doing more than is minimally Read More...
Years after its inception, I think I've figured out what WinFS was supposed to do. It sometime takes me a while. I got a new mp3 player (I don't have appliances at my house with cute monikers that start with the letter "i") and wondered Read More...
Predixion Insight 1.2 shipped today, with quite a few new features: PMML support, data profiling, data normalization, Visual Macros for all the tools, VBA API integration  and many others. The web site has a new look, our Support forums are now up Read More...
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Safe Software , the premier spatial data transformation and loading vendor for SQL Server, has long been known for it flagship FME Desktop and FME Server products (that include a spatial workbench for transformation and loading, support a ton of spatial Read More...