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From "Thomas B. Passin" <tpas...@mitretek.org>
Subject Re: Saving XML to DB
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2000 15:04:36 GMT
Matt Jones wrote about a new xml database effort -

> We've been working on an XML database that we call Metacat that uses
> Xerces as its XML parser.  Metacat exposes an API that allows us to
> store arbitrary XML documents in a relational database (via JDBC)
> without creating custom tables for each XML doctype. Right now we are
> using Oracle as a backend, but other databases are possible as well
> (but haven't been tested).  Metacat enables structured search of the
> document contents (ie, we don't just store the XML in a BLOB) even
> though the database has no prior knowledge of the XML schema/dtd.
> Check out http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/kdi for more information on the
> project.  That's where we'll be posting our code as we make it
> available.
This sound really interesting.  But your server won't cough up the main
frame in the page, only the header and navigation frames.  Can you get
the whole page working outside your intranet?


Tom Passin

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