Can you connect to non-spatial SQL-database table into ArcMap?

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07-25-2018 05:16 PM
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When I connect to a certain SQL database using ArcMap I get a total of 3 spatial layers brought in.

However when I connect to the same database with the same credentials using Excel or Power BI I get a large amount of tables instead (non-spatial data).

Is it possible to connect to these tables somehow using ArcMap or Catalog?

Thanks, Rob

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Yes, you can, as long as some rules followed by ArcGIS are met.

Databases and ArcGIS—Help | ArcGIS Desktop 

View data from a database in ArcGIS—Help | ArcGIS Desktop 

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