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Border City Data: Geospatial Data in SQL Data Warehouses

October 21, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


A Geographic Information System (GIS) connects data to a map, allowing for visualization and analysis of location-based information. This system is becoming ubiquitous across industries, with infinite uses across analytics applications.
To give SQL users an introduction into the use of GIS data, Hackforge and Border City Data present a one hour talk, delivered by Doug Sartori, that will cover:

  • SQL Server spatial data types and functions
  • Transforming and loading spatial data
  • Handling complex geographic hierarchies