New Spatial Features in SQL Server Code-Named "Denali"
SQL Server Technical Article
Writers: Ed Katibah (Microsoft) and Milan Stojic (Microsoft)
Technical Reviewers: Marko Tintor (Microsoft), Michael Kallay (Microsoft), Michael Rys (Microsoft) and Bob Beauchemin (SQLSkills)
Published: July 2011
Applies to: SQL Server Code-Named “Denali” Community Technology Preview 1 (CTP1) and Community Technology Preview 3 (CTP3).
Summary: SQL Server 2008 introduced spatial data support into the database server. This paper describes and discusses the new spatial features in SQL Server Code-Named “Denali” CTP1 and CTP3 that augment existing SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 spatial functionality.