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icon5.gif  Spatial Question [message #491030] Fri, 28 January 2011 08:56 Go to next message
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Registered: January 2011
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I am in the process of writing a spatial adapter for Oracle to work with Ruby's RGeo package. The previous incarnation of our database used the SDO_GEOMETRY datatype for storing our geospatial information. However, I've noticed that Oracle also supports the POINT, POLYGON, LINESTRING, etc. datatypes. These datatypes don't seem to interact with the other Oracle packages like SDO_UTIL. I cannot seem to find any information regarding these datatypes and how you interact with them. Is this a different product than Oracle Spatial (i.e. Oracle Locator)? Where can I find documentation on these features?
Re: Spatial Question [message #493260 is a reply to message #491030] Mon, 07 February 2011 03:06 Go to previous message
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Registered: February 2008
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POINT, POLYGON, LINESTRING and others are geometries one can store in a column of type SDO_GEMETRY. You can find these informations at Spatial Data Types.
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