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From "Marcelo F. Ochoa" <>
Subject Re: Oracle 9i Release 2 - the first real Cocoon competition?
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2002 15:10:40 GMT
Luca Morandini wrote:

>though I made only a cursory reading of the doc, Oracle9i R2 has some interesting additions:
>1) XSLT inside the DBMS
>2) XPath querying inside SQL
>3) support for the (emerging) XML/SQL standard
 All these features where implemented by Oracle's XDK, but into this 
release are in native form (faster).
 IMO the best inclusion into this realease (take into account XML CMS 
capabilities) are Foldering and Access List.
 These two funtionalities provide a good support for Database Oriented 
CMS such as DBPrism CMS, foldering permits to store XML content into a 
filesystem like structure with versioning, WebDAV support and so on, and 
Access List provides a security layer to this content.
 But Oracle 9iR2 is not a competion to Cocoon2 because are in different 

>BTW,  XML:DB is rather interesting, you might now consider Oracle an 
>Object-Relational-XML DBMS. 
  I like Relational-XML database for the enterprise solution, they have 
better support for scalability, replication, fault tolerant, and so on. 
Its similar to the war of pure Object Oriented Database with 
Object-Relational evolution.

>Best regards,
  Best regards, Marcelo.

Marcelo F. Ochoa -
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Chapter 21 of the book "Professional XML Databases" (Wrox Press
Chapter 8 of the book "Oracle & Open Source" (O'Reilly
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