File Geodatabase API 1.3
This release of the API provides support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 and several critical bug fixes.
The geodatabase is the common data storage and management framework for ArcGIS. It combines "geo" (spatial data) with "database" (data repository) to create a central data repository for spatial data storage and management. It can be leveraged in desktop, server, or mobile environments and allows you to store GIS data in a central location for easy access and management.
The geodatabase offers you the ability to