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Wednesday, May 23 • 11:30 - 12:30
Geospatial Data Types in SQL Server
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The geospatial capabilities in SQL Server are not only powerful, but easy and fun to use! And because they are implemented as CLR types, they can be used just the same in your .NET applications. In this session, Lenni shows you how to integrate location-awareness into your own database applications with the geometry and geography data types. We’ll explore the planar and geodetic spatial models, spatial markup languages such as WKT and GML, and then put these concepts to use and build several spatial desktop and web applications. Demos show how to integrate with Bing Maps, and how to use the geospatial methods to easily calculate area, length, and distance, and project new shapes based on intersection and overlap. We’ll also cover the latest geospatial enhancements in SQL Server 2012. Attend this session and embrace spatial programming today!

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Leonard Lobel

Speaker, Techorama
Leonard Lobel (Microsoft MVP, Data Platform) is the chief technology officer and co-founder of Sleek Technologies, Inc., a New York-based development shop with an early adopter philosophy toward new technologies. He is also a principal consultant at Tallan, Inc., a Microsoft National... Read More →


Wednesday May 23, 2018 11:30 - 12:30 CEST
Room 10
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