Instructions provided describe how to create a raster catalog in a geodatabase. Raster catalogs are supported in the file system and in geodatabases.
Create a table for the raster catalog in the geodatabase where all the rasters are stored. The table must have at least the following five fields: IMAGE, XMIN, YMIN, XMAX, and YMAX. The format for the IMAGE field is:
For details on creating the table in a geodatabase (ArcGIS 9.0 and above), see the online help under:
Working with geodatabases > Creating new items in geodatabases > Creating tables > How to create tables > Creating a table to store simple objects.
All the rasters in a raster catalog must be in the same geodatabase connection.