geometry Data Type Method Reference


THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Microsoft SQL Server supports a set of methods for the geometry spatial data type. These methods include methods on geometry that are defined by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standard and a set of Microsoft extensions to that standard.

The error tolerance for the geometry methods can be as large as 1.0e-7 * extents. The extents refer to the approximate maximal distance between points of the geometryobject.

OGC Methods on Geometry Instances

Extended Methods on Geometry Instances

OGC Static Geometry Methods

Extended Static Geometry Methods

Static Aggregate Geometry Methods

Spatial Data Types Overview

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