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Teradata® Geospatial Utilities User Guide

Geospatial Utilities
Release Number
June 2022
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata Vantage™ is our flagship analytic platform offering, which evolved from our industry-leading Teradata® Database. Until references in content are updated to reflect this change, the term Teradata Database is synonymous with Teradata Vantage.

Advanced SQL Engine is a core capability of Teradata Vantage, based on our best-in-class Teradata Database. Advanced SQL refers to the ability to run advanced analytic functions beyond that of standard SQL.

Using the Geospatial Utilities

Teradata Geospatial Utilities load and export unstructured Shape file data into and out of tables in the database. This document provides a thorough information about Teradata Geospatial Utilities, which includes GeoImport and GeoExport utilities.

Why Would I Use this Content?

This document describes the features, functionalities and significant aspects of Teradata Geospatial Utilities and its components - GeoImport and GeoExport utilities. To get a thorough understanding of the operational impact of ODBC, users must go through the document. This document also describes:

How Do I Use this Content?

This document is intended for Application programmers. Use this content to get an idea about how to use Teradata Geospatial Utilities from start to end. Read the Overview topics at the beginning of each section in the guide.

How Do I Get Started?

Start with the topics in the Teradata Geospatial Utilities Overview section to learn about the product, prerequisites, and system requirements. Proceed to the respective section as per your requirements, such as:

References to Other Relevant Content

  • For a more detailed description of the Vantage system components and their roles in processing input and output, see Teradata Vantage™ - Database Introduction, B035-1091.

    For the full list of supported platforms and product versions, see Teradata® Tools and Utilities Supported Platforms and Product Versions (BCD0-2815).