The SQL/MM standard defines a number of functions that can be used to perform spatial operations.
In most cases, these functions duplicate functionality of methods or constructors of spatial data types.
Name  Description 

Returns an ST_MultiPolygon value built from the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of a multilinestring. 

Returns an ST_MultiPolygon value built from the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of a multilinestring. 

Returns an ST_Polygon value built from the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of a multilinestring. 

Returns an ST_Polygon value built from the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of a multilinestring. 

Returns an ST_CurvePolygon value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_CurvePolygon 

Returns an ST_CurvePolygon value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_CurvePolygon 

Returns an ST_CircularString value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_CircularString 

Returns an ST_CircularString value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_CircularString 

Returns an ST_CompoundCurve value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_CompoundCurve 

Returns an ST_CompoundCurve value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_CompoundCurve 

Returns an ST_GeomCollection value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_GeomCollection 

Returns an ST_GeomCollection value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_GeomCollection 

Returns an ST_Geometry value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_Geometry 

Returns an ST_Geometry value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_Geometry 

Returns an ST_LineString value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_LineString 

Returns an ST_LineString value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_LineString 

Returns an ST_MultiCurve value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_MultiCurve 

Returns an ST_MultiCurve value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_MultiCurve 

Returns an ST_MultiLineString value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_MultiLineString 

Returns an ST_MultiLineString value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_MultiLineString 

Returns an ST_MultiPoint value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_MultiPoint 

Returns an ST_MultiPoint value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_MultiPoint 

Returns an ST_MultiPolygon value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_MultiPolygon 

Returns an ST_MultiPolygon value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_MultiPolygon 

Returns an ST_MultiSurface value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_MultiSurface 

Returns an ST_MultiSurface value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_MultiSurface 

Tests if a geometry is identical to another geometry. 

Returns an ST_Point value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_Point 

Returns an ST_Point value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_Point 

Returns an ST_Polygon value, which is transformed from a LONG VARCHAR value containing the Well Known Text (WKT) representation of an ST_Polygon 

Returns an ST_Polygon value, which is transformed from a LONG BINARY value containing the Well Known Binary (WKB) representation of an ST_Polygon 