Tag Archives: SQL

NoSQL, NoGIS… What’s with all the Negativity?

Databases are dull. So is geography. As a result, professionals in these fields have a habit of desperately trying to make themselves sound more interesting by inventing exciting memes – something that they can turn into a twitter #hashtag or … Continue reading

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Modelling Road Networks in SQL Server 2008

One of the most common example uses stated for a LineString geometry (or geography) in SQL Server is to model a road. In fact, a LineString geometry is ideally suited to almost any transit route – it is a simple, … Continue reading

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