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Jul 16 2009   5:00AM GMT

Implementing Spatial Data in SQL Server 2008



Posted by: BrentSheets
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Alastair Aitchison
Apress
SQL Server 2008
SQL Server Spatial Data

Overview: “Microsoft SQL Server 2008 introduces new geography and geometry spatial datatypes that enable the storage of structured data describing the shape and position of objects in space. This is an interesting and exciting new feature, with many potentially useful applications. Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 covers everything you need to know to begin using these new spatial datatypes, and explains how to apply them in practical situations involving the spatial relationships of people, places, and things on the earth.”

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Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 Written by
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Alastair Aitchison
Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008
Apress
January 21, 2009
1430218290
978-1430218296

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  • Aclang
    Hi, Brent, I have a book you might be interested in and is a little different than what you're used to. It's called "The Broadband Connection: The Art of Delivering an IT Presentation." If you would like to see it, e-mail me at Adrienne AT benbellabooks.com
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  • Thefartman
    I agree, very insightful!
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