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SQL Server Advanced Data Types: JSON, XML, and Beyond by Peter A. Carter

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© Peter A. Carter  2018
Peter A. CarterSQL Server Advanced Data Typeshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3901-8_11

11. Working with Spatial Data

Peter A. Carter1 
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London, UK
 

In Chapter 10, I discussed the concepts associated with spatial data, which SQL Server implements using the GEOMETRY and GEOGRAPHY data types. In this chapter, I will examine how to work with these data types. First, I will discuss the methods that can be used to construct surfaces, before reviewing how to query spatial data. Finally, you will see how to design and create spatial indexes.

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A geospatial object can be referred to as a geometry, with simple objects referred to as primitive geometries and collections of objects referred to as geometry collections. Because ...

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