414: Getting Started with Oracle Spatial Without Stopping to Ask Directions
Louise Miller , BAE SYSTEMS    Biography

Objectives: Demystify "Spatial." It's just another User Data Type, but a robust one!
Basic geography concepts and terminology. What's WGS84 and what is an MBR?
Gotchas - Better to learn from someone else's mistakes.
Abstract: GIS and Spatial data are one of the most exciting new uses of the Internet and Oracle, but you will be "lost" if you don't know the basics. This presentation will cover the things that a GIS and Spatial beginner needs to know, from installation and data creation to an introduction to Geographic terminology and concepts.

Audiernce Focus: DBA
Expertise: Beginner
Track: Development
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM