Re: Geocoding in Oracle with the 2008 TIGER data

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 19:59:59 +0200
Message-ID: <49e4cf33$0$2854$>

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> Hello everyone,
> I am new to Oracle Spatial and am wondering if it is possible to use
> the 2008 TIGER shapefile data with Oracle Spatial's Geocoding package.
> From the information that I have read so far, it looks like I would
> have to convert the TIGER data into a specific format (the GC_ tables)
> in order for it to be Geocoded. So I guess my questions are as
> follows:
> Is this even possible?
> If it is possible, how difficult would it be to convert the data?
> Are there any tools/resources out there to help with this?
> Is Navteq the only company that supplies data in the proper format to
> be used by Oracle's geocoding package? I did import their sample data
> and get a proof of concept working with that pretty easily, but due to
> the cost of the data, using their data does not appear to be an option
> for us.
> Thanks in advance,
> John

I only played a bit with Spatial but maybe you could post your question on the Oracle Spatial OTN forum:

Matthias Received on Tue Apr 14 2009 - 12:59:59 CDT

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