SQL Spatial Fundamentals

Explore the concepts related to spatial geometry methods

About this course

The purpose of this course is to explain and explore the concepts related to spatial geometry methods provided in the Microsoft SQL Server database engine. Use Transact SQL statements and procedures to their full extent to create, manipulate and interrogate geometry data in an SQL database.

Course code


Software release



2 days from 9am



Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server, database concepts and basic GIS functionality.

Topics covered

  • Create advanced spatial SQL queries
  • Investigate spatial indexing and index tuning
  • Manipulate and interrogate SQL geometries
  • Use GDAL\OGR toolkit to import\export spatial SQL data


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