From the ArcGIS Content Team ArcGIS Online includes a living atlas of the world with beautiful and authoritative maps on many topics, including a rich collection of earth observation maps and layers that describe our planet’s current conditions, from earthquakes … Continue reading
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
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.
The Esri Landscape Content Team is pleased to announce that a new group, “Landscape for Contributors,” has been added to ArcGIS Online. The Esri Landscape for Contributors group in ArcGIS Online is a place for data contributors, such as yourself, to communicate, organize, and share your data. Continue reading
The 2014 Esri International User Conference (July 14-18) we’ll be offering several technical workshops and demo theaters dedicated to the ArcGIS for State Government solution. These sessions focus on the maps and apps available within each state government community (Economic … Continue reading
Earlier this spring we announced and released Open Data .beta – an early version of the ArcGIS Open Data application that provides a data centric view into the ArcGIS platform meant for organizations to make their data easily accessible and … Continue reading
Come SpeedGeeking with us at the 2014 Esri User Conference! As a developer-focused activity, SpeedGeeking gets its name and style from speed dating. SpeedGeeking features 12 presenters who, at the same time, will be giving lightning talks to a group … Continue reading
The Big Data development team at Esri is excited to announce a major performance speedup in ST_Geometry for Hive, which is part of Esri’s open-source Spatial Framework for Hadoop. The amount of performance gain depends on the type of spatial query run and on the size of the table in Hive. The biggest gain comes with relational operations such as ST_Contains and ST_Overlaps. In general, the performance gain will be greater with larger tables — exactly where it helps the most.
Esri’s Disaster Response Program helps support worldwide incidents, such as earthquakes, floods, wildfires, and severe weather. To increase public knowledge of the disaster impacts, we wanted an app to highlight areas and show related statistics, such as data that shows … Continue reading
Coupled with the recent release of our 2014 U.S. Updated Demographic data, Esri is proud to launch the next generation of Tapestry Segmentation in the U.S. Why was Tapestry Segmentation updated? The U.S. Census is collected and released every 10 … Continue reading