CHAPTER 15Case Studies

This chapter describes five case studies that illustrate how to use Oracle Spatial for storing, analyzing, visualizing, and integrating spatial data in business and government applications. These are large, complex applications that include several components and software tools besides Oracle Spatial, but they rely on Oracle Spatial for handling all spatial data.

The emphasis in this chapter is on the requirements and the implementation context for these applications, as well as on the way Oracle Spatial was introduced to satisfy these requirements. In each case study, we identify the main uses of Oracle Spatial and, where appropriate, provide some detailed examples. It is outside the scope of this chapter to provide a ...

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