By Simon Greener, Siva Ravada
This ebook is a complicated useful consultant to employing and lengthening Oracle Spatial. This e-book is for latest clients of Oracle and Oracle Spatial who've, at a minimal, easy operational event of utilizing Oracle or an an identical database. complex abilities should not required
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Her quiet and unshakable support, through what was also a financially difficult period of time, is something that I, as a man, husband, and father, am deeply thankful for and immensely proud of. Ti Amo, Cara. To my co-author, Siva Ravada, for kindly stepping in to help me write this book when I felt writing the whole book was beyond my resources. The colleagues that I would particularly like to thank include John O'Toole (Spatial Ireland), who has been an amazing source of inspiration and a fantastic sounding board for all things Oracle Spatial and its application for many years.
Code words in text are shown as follows: "Oracle allows the storage of spatial data in a table using the SDO_GEOMETRY data type, which is just like any other data type in the database". jar New terms and important words are shown in bold. Words that you see on the screen, in menus or dialog boxes for example, appear in the text like this: "Once the table is created, go to the APEX home page and then navigate to the SQL Workshop and Utilities tab". Note Warnings or important notes appear in a box like this.
What this book covers Chapter 1, Defining a Data Model for Spatial Data Storage, provides a SQL schema and functions that facilitate the storage, update, and query of collections of spatial features in an Oracle database. Oracle Spatial mainly consists of the following: A schema (MDSYS) that defines the storage, syntax, and semantics of supported geometric (both vector and raster) data typesA spatial indexing mechanism for faster querying and retrievalOperators, functions, and procedures for performing spatial analysis and query operationsA persistent topology data model for working with data about nodes, edges, and faces in a topologyA network data model for modeling and working with spatial networksA GeoRaster data type and associated functions that let you store, index, query, analyze, and deliver raster data The spatial component of a real-world feature is the geometric representation of its shape in some coordinate space (either in 2D or 3D), and in vector space, this is referred to as its geometry.
Applying and extending Oracle Spatial by Simon Greener, Siva Ravada