FAQ: Is SDO_GEOMETRY supported with ArcSDE 9.0 on Oracle Standard Edition?
Is SDO_GEOMETRY supported with ArcSDE 9.0 on Oracle Standard Edition?
Yes, it is.
The following note appears in the ArcSDE 9.0 Installation Guide for
"Note: Geometry storage with Oracle Standard Edition is limited to Long Raw (ArcSDE default) or LOB types."
This information is incorrect. Oracle Locator is available on Oracle 9i Standard Edition. Therefore, ArcSDE for this platform can store geometries in the SDO_GEOMETRY data type.
This note does not appear in the ArcSDE 9.0 Installation Guide for Unix.