See ArcSDE Versioning as a diagram + more FREE!


TADAAH! The Geodatabase Toolset (GDBT) for ArcCatalog.

It will help troubleshoot, monitor and investigate ArcSDE geodatabases including:
  • Connected users to the geodatabase that are locking schemas
  • A diagram of the Version state tree lineage *see GDBT screen grab above*
  • Detailed information of a features class spatial index
  • The total number of rows in the add & delete tables
  • Parent-child relationships between versions for version management
  • Table and Index Statistics for geodatabase stored in an Oracle database
The GDBT is a popular unsupported extension to ArcGIS Desktop.
It provides a toolset that works with geodatabases the Esri supported RDBMS databases:
  • SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Informix
  • DB2
  • PostgreSQL
Free downloads: v10.0 / v9.3 / v9.3.1

NOTE: The GDBT is an “unsupported” extension so Esri Technical Support is unavailable.

v9.3/v9.3.1 GDBT Highlights:

  • Works on both ArcGIS 9.3 and 9.3.1 clients, with both 9.3 and 9.3.1 ArcSDE geodatabases.
  • Many of the tools (including the version lineage tool) will work on all supported ArcSDE geodatabase DBMS platforms: DB2, Informix, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, & SQL Server Express.
  • The GDBT functionality in ArcCatalog and ArcMap have been split into 2 separate installs. Currently, only the ArcCatalog functionality is available for 9.3/9.3.1; the ArcMap functionality is planned to be available in a forthcoming release.

Stefanie L

Related Esri Blogs – Inside the Geodatabase : v10.0 / v9.3  / v9.3.1

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