SQL Server Spatial Art

Yesterday I attended Hope Foley‘s webinar during 24 Hours of PASS, thanks for that!

A few examples:
Here’s Michael Coles Christmas card of 2009:

Here’s a great example by Michael J Swart:


How can I create such art?
Well Alex Whittles explains how you could accomplish this on his blog:

Besides that it’s cool, a more practical use for spatial data is for example if you’re in the hotel of conference business.
Imagine a report that displays your floor layout and also if a room is occupied or not? Perhaps also to display block-reservations (groups), like for example for SQL Saturday or when your local footbal club is staying at your hotel?

Here’s an example:


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