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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Spatial Data Support » Using spatial data » Getting started with spatial data


Understand spatial data type syntax

The SQL/MM standard defines spatial data support in terms of user-defined extended types (UDTs) built on the ANSI/SQL CREATE TYPE statement. Although SQL Anywhere does not support user-defined types, the SQL Anywhere spatial data support has been implemented as though they are supported.

 Instantiating instances of a UDT
 Using instance methods
 Using static methods
 Using static aggregate methods (SQL Anywhere extension)
 Using type predicates
 Using the TREAT expression for subtypes