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CityEngine 2014.1 released!

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As promised, here is another CityEngine release for this year. We are happy to announce CityEngine 2014.1, available for download from the customer care portal. This version introduces some new exciting functionality, many enhancements and is even more stable than the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Server Administrative Scripting and Automation session at the 2014 User Conference

The ArcGIS for Server Administrative Scripting and Automation session at the 2014 Esri International User Conference provided information on how you can automate the following tasks:

  • Publishing and starting services
  • Applying permissions to services
  • Monitoring services and databases
  • Determining popular extents for the creation of caches
  • Dynamically adding machines to your ArcGIS Server site

You can download sample scripts (.zip) demonstrated in this session from the following link:

http://downloads.esri.com/Blogs/arcgisserver/AdministrativeScriptingAndAutomationScripts.zip

You can also download a PDF of the session slides from the Esri website:

http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc14/tech-workshops/tw_1006.pdf

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How we created the CityEngine Web Scene for the March 2014 Oso Landslide

Oso Landslide Web Scene: Before and After

On the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2014, a major landslide occurred near the city of Oso, Washington, instantly devastating the Steelhead community in its path and drastically altering the landscape. Esri’s Disaster Response Team quickly published a set of … Continue reading

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Community Maps recap from the 2014 Esri International User Conference

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Another successful User Conference is behind us. This year conference attendees were introduced to the Living Atlas of the World. The Living Atlas combines reference and thematic maps with topics relating to people, earth, and life. It is a collection … Continue reading

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Using Custom Roles to Extend Access to Activity Dashboard

Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS

Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS provides a collection of useful reports and visualizations about usage and activity in your online mapping platform.  These reports are designed to help organizations understand usage patterns and trends, communicate the value of the mapping platform to … Continue reading

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So What’s GeoNet?

In all the excitement of the 2014 Esri UC, you may not have heard about GeoNet. Maybe you heard the name from Jack’s announcement during the plenary, maybe you got an email or saw it from your social media connections, maybe you’ve logged in but were not sure where to go. In any case, I wanted to help you understand more about GeoNet, how it applies to you and how you can get started.

Purpose of GeoNet
GeoNet is here to extend the user conference experience to 365 days a year. Take all of the networking, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and product support from the conference and combine them into a single community that spans the globe. From that, you have GeoNet. Continue reading

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Introducing Esri’s Next Generation Hillshade

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by Rajinder Nagi, Esri Product Engineer Recently, we released an update to the Esri global collection of multi-scale, multi-resolution and multi-source World Elevation services. These global elevation services enable you to create stunning visualizations, calculate aspect or slope, and provide … Continue reading

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Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS — July Update

Activity Dashboard for ArcGISEarlier this year, Esri Labs released the Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS – a new, free web application available to all organizations from the ArcGIS Marketplace.  In our initial blog post we announced the application and shared its design goal of providing platform administrator’s a series of useful reports about their organization’s mapping platform.

We asked for your feedback and we heard many requests to add more platform usage and credit utilization information to the activity reports.  You asked for simple consolidated reports related to platform usage that includes content creation, collaboration, usage volume and credit utilization at the item and named user level where available.  Last night, Esri Labs released the July update of the Activity Dashboard for ArcGIS, and it contains many of the new reports, features and enhancements you have asked for.

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Introducing Esri’s World Elevation Services

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by Rajinder Nagi, Esri Product Engineer Elevation data supports numerous GIS applications ranging from deriving slope and aspect, stream delineation, cut and fill analysis, viewshed analysis, orthorectification of aerial photography or satellite imagery, rendering 3D visualizations, creating relief maps, and … Continue reading

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Tech Preview of ArcGIS for Azure now available

The ArcGIS Team is excited to announce that the Tech Preview ArcGIS for Azure Starter Package is now available for download. This package includes step-by-step documentation and scripts to help you quickly deploy ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Server on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. Read more about our product roadmap and Azure support on the User Conference Q & A.

The package consists of a set of workflow driven scripts (using Windows PowerShell) that you can use to create VM Images, deploy working sites, and optionally register an enterprise geodatabase in Microsoft Azure SQL Database as ArcGIS Server’s managed database. Future updates will be provided that add functionality to automate user workflows in the area of security, multi-node deployment, and auto-scalable configurations, among others.

We look forward to your feedback and learning about your experiences with the software. You can provide feedback in the blog comments section or the “ArcGIS for Azure” workspace on ideas.arcgis.com.

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