Database Schema

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Database Schema

EarthSoft provides several standard schemas, depending on the license package. The term schema is used to describe the organization of a database. A schema includes tables, relationships between tables, data types, and data constraints. Available EarthSoft Schemas from programs and modules are listed below.

 

Schema

Filename

Source

Description

Professional

schema.xml/e

Professional installation – db folder

Contains the base tables to store and manage data, reference values, users, and reports. Both Professional and Enterprise Schemas should be applied together.

Enterprise

schema.Enterprise.xml/e

Standard Reports

schema.StandardReports.xml/e

Professional installation – db folder, choose to install Report Library

EQuIS standard reports developed by EarthSoft, Inc.

Collect

schema.Collect.xml/e

Collect package – db folder

Tables required for Collect data storage

EQuIS Data Gathering Engine (EDGE)

schema.EDGE.xml/e

EDGE package – EDGE\db folder

Includes tables used by EDGE to store information related to field sampling activities.

Geotechnical

schema.geotechnical.xml/e

 

Note: An obsolete schema file called schema.geotech.xml/e also exists. Do not use that version.

EarthSoft Community Center (ECC) Downloads Dashboard:

Schema package in All Items > Products > Geotechnical Module

Provides a basic structure to aid in storing and organizing geotechnical data.

Live

schema.LIVE.xml/e

ECC Downloads Dashboard:

Schema package in All Items > Products > Live > v7

Consists of tables designed and optimized for high-frequency, high-volume data.

Sample Planning Module (SPM)

schema.SPM.xml/e

SPM installation – db folder

Includes tables used by SPM to plan sampling tasks and to manage and create Chain of Custody forms.

Alive

schema.Alive.xml/e

Professional installation – db folder (if the Alive feature was installed)

Contains tables utilized in storing biological data and surveys used to gather that data.

Data Qualification Module (DQM)

schema.DQM.xml/e

Professional installation – db folder (if the DQM feature was installed)

Contains base tables and columns used to store data qualification standards which are applied by the Data Qualification Module.

Air Quality System (AQS)

schema.AQS.xme

ECC Downloads Dashboard:

Schema package in Allltems > Products > AQS Module

Accounts for the one-to-many relationships between EQuIS and AQS reference values necessary for data import and export in EDP.

Water Quality Exchange (WQX)

schema.WQX.xml/e

ECC Downloads Dashboard:

EQuIS_WQX_6.6.0_db.zip in All Items > Products > Additional Resources > v6.6 (no updates to schema in v7)

Based on the Environmental Sampling, Analysis and Results (ESAR) data standard, which is the EPA approved standard for sharing water, solid waste and air quality data.

Vapor Intrusion

schema.Vapor.xml/e

ECC Downloads Dashboard:

Schema package in

All Items > Products > Vapor Intrusion

The EQuIS Vapor Intrusion Module allows EarthSoft clients to collect, store, manage, and report data associated with vapor intrusion assessment and monitoring.

 

Other formats or interfaces may also require custom schemas. Check the specific download or Interface page or contact support@earthsoft.com for more information regarding specific formats or interfaces.