[gdal-dev] Compiling GDAL with ArcSDE support

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Sep 2 09:29:57 PDT 2020

Hi Marcin,

In the long run, I would go with PostGIS/PostgreSQL, and then display 
directly in MapServer (as 
https://mapserver.org/input/vector/postgis.html )  GDAL's related driver 
page is full of interesting tips as well for PostGIS : 


Jeff McKenna
MapServer Consulting and Training Services
co-founder of FOSS4G

On 2020-09-02 12:03 p.m., Marcin Grudzień wrote:
> Dear Johan,
> Good question.
> So let me explain the problem. My organization is using ESRI desktop 
> clients (mainly ArcGIS Desktop) to upload the spatial data to the 
> databases used across the organization and publish it via network 
> services. As DBMSs, we use Oracle and Postgres. We upload the data using 
> Esri clients in versions 10.3.1 or 1.6.1.
> Now I need GDAL to do two things:
> 1. Export the data form these databases to other formats.
> 2.  Use it to connect to MapServer to publish WMS, WFS services straight 
> from databases.
> So after looking through the documentation available online, I thought 
> that using ArcSDE will be the best solution, but maybe there are better 
> alternatives.
> Best regards,
> Marcin
>> Wiadomość napisana przez Johan Van de Wauw <johan.vandewauw at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:johan.vandewauw at gmail.com>> w dniu 02.09.2020, o godz. 15:39:
>> Marcin,
>> I managed to compile this extension against ubuntu 14.04 with at that 
>> time gdal 1.10 , while helping a customer migrating away from arcSDE.
>> https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/gdal-dev/2016-November/045445.html
>> At that time, it was only possible to receive this client sdk on cdrom 
>> (!). This was version 10.2, which I believe is the last version of 
>> ArcSDE. I guess it will be much harder to get it now.
>> Are you sure you are still using arcsde?
>> Kind Regards,
>> Johan
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