Spatial indexing in microsoft SQL server 2008

Yi Fang, Marc Friedman, Giri Nair, Michael Rys, Ana-Elisa Schmid
2008 Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '08  
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 adds built-in support for 2-dimensional spatial data types for both planar and geodetic geometries to address the increasing demands for managing location-aware data. SQL Server 2008 also adds indexing capabilities that, together with the necessary plan selections done by the query optimizer, provide efficient processing of spatial queries. This paper will present an overview of the spatial indexing implementation in SQL Server 2008 and outline how the indexing is
more » ... mented and how the cost-based query optimizer chooses among the different plans.
doi:10.1145/1376616.1376737 dblp:conf/sigmod/FangFNRS08 fatcat:n57rrh2fkbdiponz6uykchnrba