Oracle (with either SDE.ST_GEOMETRY or SDO_GEOMETRY FCs in mind):
What are the options for storing additional shape information in a feature class?
Since having multiple geometry columns in a FC isn't supported, what datatypes would be suitable for storing additional shape information columns? (The idea being, ArcGIS would ignore any datatypes it doesn't recognize, which isn't the case for true geometry columns; they cause known issues in ArcGIS — i.e. versioning.)
Some hypothetical ideas that come to mind (I could populate the columns via a trigger or, in some cases, attribute rules(?)):
Note: Storing text-based formats like WKT or JSON would work. But from testing, converting from WKT or JSON to SDO_GEOMETRY is a bit slower than I'd like. Even more so for converting WKT to SDE.ST_GEOMETRY.
I'm aware that there are alternatives like creating a separate/parallel FC to store additional true geometries. That would work, but the downside is that it requires adding dozens of new FCs to an already cluttered geodatabase. I want to explore what the alternative options are — as a learning exercise/experiment.