Waltham, MA (USA)/ Mechelen (Belgium), September 26, 2006.IKAN's CWD4ALL supports Oracle Spatial, an option for Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition. Oracle Spatial includes state of the art spatial capabilities to support Geographic Information System (GIS) applications, enterprise spatial information systems and location-based services. When spatial data is stored in an Oracle database, it is easy to manipulate, retrieve and relate the data to other data stored in the database.
Oracle Spatial functions can be used, for example, to define sales regions by creating a 10 mile buffer around the sales offices or find the intersection between a few sales regions.
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