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Administering ArcGIS for Server by Hussein Nasser

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Deploying GIS services

In the deployment stage, we go from abstract design, where we have everything, such as documents, diagrams, and flow charts, to concrete implementation, where we need to explicitly select what systems we need to interact with. The selection depends on what DBMS will manage our database and the other steps required for the implementation. I mentioned a very important stage that I cannot model in the design, which is how to convert our database into a geodatabase and then use it to publish our services.

Enabling geodatabase

The database we have designed is not geo-enabled, thus we cannot publish GIS services before we enable geodatabase on that database. To do that, we need a DBMS and an enterprise geodatabase, but we can also ...

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