Pro Oracle Spatial for Oracle Database 11g
Apress, Oct 28, 2007 - Business & Economics - 787 pages
Pro Oracle Spatial for Oracle Database 11g shows how to take advantage of Oracle Databases built–in feature set for working with location–based data. A great deal of the information used in business today is associated with location in some way, and analysis of that data is becoming ever more important in today's mobile and highly connected world. In Pro Oracle Spatial for Oracle Database 11g, authors Ravi Kothuri and Albert Godfrind address:
When you read Pro Oracle Spatial for Oracle Database 11g, you’re learning from the very best. Ravi Kothuri is a key member of Oracle’s Spatial development team. Albert Godfrind consults widely with Oracle clients on the implementation of Oracle Spatial, develops training courses, and presents frequently at conferences. Together they have crafted a technically sound and authoritative fountain of information on working with spatial data in the Oracle database.What you’ll learn
Pro Oracle Spatial for Oracle Database 11g is aimed at software developers who wish to develop applications using Oracles extensive and strong support for working with spatial, or geocoded, data.
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This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge in developing Oracle Database-based software and make it spatially-aware.
A developer, who has no background with creating spatially enabled applications, will find a well written introduction to this field in the first Chapter. Next chapters cover all characteristics of Oracle Spatial technology and its functionalities. This book fully covers all modules of Oracle Spatial tool. Subjects are well organized into very readable chapters with good introductions and unambiguous examples. The text is rich in illustrations that are essential to understand how spatial data works. The examples are well explained using code listings with useful comments. In addition, there is a chapter with sample applications that use combined functionalities of Oracle Spatial. Another one describes real-life case studies on how Oracle Spatial has been used.
As a GIS specialist and programmer, who has some basic experience with earlier version of this tool, I think that this book helped me straighten up my knowledge and uncover new possibilities for spatially enabled Oracle Database.