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Pro Spatial with SQL Server 2012 by Alastair Aitchison

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C H A P T E R  7

Precision, Validity, and Errors

Most software comes supplied with online technical documentation containing examples that describe and demonstrate all of that software’s features, and SQL Server is no different. Microsoft Books Online includes a reference guide to all of the geography and geometry methods available in SQL Server 2012, including sample code listings illustrating their usage. You can view the full reference guide at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb933790%28v=SQL.110%29.aspx.

It’s all very well following the code samples provided by the software manufacturer, and Books Online is an excellent reference if all you want to know is the syntax required to use each method. However, many of the examples are ...

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