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Getting Started with the Geodatabase

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  • Format: Web Course
  • Duration: 1 module (3 hours)
  • Price: $32 USD
  • ArcGIS Version: 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4
  • Authored by Esri

This course introduces the structure and basic functionality of the geodatabase, the native data storage format for ArcGIS. You will learn how geodatabase components help organize data to meet your organization's needs, the steps to create a file geodatabase, and techniques to efficiently add both vector and raster data to a geodatabase. This course prepares you to take other courses that focus on more advanced geodatabase components.

  • GIS managers, analysts, specialists, technicians, and others who need to access or maintain GIS data stored in a geodatabase.
  • Anyone who needs to understand the geodatabase format.


Completion of Getting Started with GIS or equivalent knowledge

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Nice short course that explained well and had good exercises to reinforce concepts. Thank you.

David Gregory, Alaska