Solved

Transfer spatial data from SQL Server 2008 to Oracle 10g

Posted on 2009-05-15
2
499 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Is it possible to transfer spatial data from SQL Server 2008 to Oracle 10g?
0
Comment
Question by:tomaz108
2 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:meispisces
ID: 24394768
No it is not possible
0
 
LVL 41

Accepted Solution

by:
pcelba earned 50 total points
ID: 24395616
It is possible but in text format only. Let suppose you have table containing GeogCol1 column with spatial data. The GeogCol2 column is computed varchar(max) and its value is calcualted by STAsText() function from geography data:

CREATE TABLE [dbo].[SpatialTable](
      [id] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL,
      [GeogCol1] [geography] NULL,
      [GeogCol2]  AS ([GeogCol1].[STAsText]())
) ON [PRIMARY]

So, you may transfer spatial data as varchar texts. Their processing in Oracle is another question, of course.
0

Featured Post

Get up to 2TB FREE CLOUD per backup license!

An exclusive Black Friday offer just for Expert Exchange audience! Buy any of our top-rated backup solutions & get up to 2TB free cloud per system! Perform local & cloud backup in the same step, and restore instantly—anytime, anywhere. Grab this deal now before it disappears!

Join & Write a Comment

Background In several of the companies I have worked for, I noticed that corporate reporting is off loaded from the production database and done mainly on a clone database which needs to be kept up to date daily by various means, be it a logical…
In this article I will describe the Backup & Restore method as one possible migration process and I will add the extra tasks needed for an upgrade when and where is applied so it will cover all.
Via a live example show how to connect to RMAN, make basic configuration settings changes and then take a backup of a demo database
Via a live example, show how to take different types of Oracle backups using RMAN.

759 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now