Tag Archives: Denali

A Good Week for Updates–Bing Maps and SQL Server Denali CTP3

It’s been a good week for updates from Microsoft… Bing Maps At the beginning of the week, there was a new version of the Bing Maps AJAX API rolled out (version 7.0.20110630165515.17). There’s a list of changes at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg675211.aspx but, … Continue reading

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Nearest-Neighbours, Voronoi Diagrams, and Finding your nearest SQL Server Usergroup

As somebody interested in all things spatial, I was delighted that the community corner at SQLBits8 featured an interactive mapping application. Many people commented on how much work had obviously gone into the user interface: the ability to add “pushpins” … Continue reading

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SQL Server Spatial Coordinate Calculation Precision

In a previous post, I discussed a little about the precision with which SQL Server stores coordinates in the geometry and geography datatype. To summarise: Well-Known Text, the format from which spatial data is most commonly created in SQL Server, … Continue reading

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The CompoundCurve geometry in SQL Server 11 (Denali)

In my last post, I looked at the CircularString geometry introduced in SQL Server Denali, which allows you to define circular curve segments between points in a series, with each circular arc segment defined by a  anchor point between the … Continue reading

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