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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: BerkelyDB
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2004 15:54:41 GMT
hi mats
i did tests with BerkeleyDB for Java *(not XML) and the results were 
very convincing.

unfortunately we can't use BerkeleyDB in jackrabbit because of 
licensing issues (the BerkeleyDB license is not compatible with
the apache license).

cheers
stefan


On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 16:37:48 +0100, mats <mats@alma.nu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that Sleepycat has released Berkeley DB XML 2.0.
> I was just wondering if anyone on the list has any input on wether it
> can or cannot be used as a backend/store implementation for the rabbit?
> 
> It supports XQuery, XPath2.0 and has different types of containers for
> adding documents:
> * Wholedoc Containers - The container contains entire documents; the
> documents are stored "as is" without any manipulation of line breaks or
> whitespace.
> * Node containers - XmlDocuments are stored as individual nodes in the
> container. That is, each record in the underlying database contains a
> single leaf node, its attributes and attribute values if any, and its
> text nodes, if any. BDB XML also keeps the information it needs to
> reassemble the document from the individual nodes stored in the
> underlying databases.
> 
> http://www.sleepycat.com/xml_update/2.0.7/relnote.2.0.7.html
> 
> /Mats
> 
>

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