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Anyone worked with Geospatial data or IDMSX as source?

Hi - Has anyone come across "geospatial" data as a source for QlikView? We have a potential customer within Utilities sector that require asset management analysis from mainframe running VME Integrated IDMSX. Is there anything I should particularly look out for here to show in QV? Also, can ODBC connect to this source or is flat file extract required? Tks

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Anyone worked with Geospatial data or IDMSX as source?

I'll let others talk about geospatial data, but IDMSX is something I tackled in a previous life...

It's a pretty rare ICL mainframe format (hierachical database) I've only ever seem in the UK market (IBM's IDMS database eXtended). Many years ago there were a couple of niche connectivity vendors that provided ODBC and connectivity to this system, I recall it being pretty expensive to buy and deploy though. Flat file extracts may make more senses in the short term.

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Anyone worked with Geospatial data or IDMSX as source?

Thanks for this info.