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Geodatabases - How many to create?

Question asked by kenric03 on Nov 12, 2014
Latest reply on Nov 12, 2014 by steven_3535

Hello,

 

I have approximately 60 shapefile I use. As of right now, they are all in one geodatabase.  I was wondering if there is a rule of thumb for when to create a new geodatabae?

 

Within my one geodatabase, I have multiple feature classes that could be categorized into something completely different.  For example, I have fiber optics within my geodatabase that also contains the downguy locations for utility poles.

 

Should I continue to keep everything in one geodatabase or start to create multiple ones and grouping the feature classes within those?

 

 

 

Thank you for your advice!

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