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From "Kimbro Staken" <ksta...@dbxmlgroup.com>
Subject Re: Saving XML to DB
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2000 20:39:43 GMT
Something that Matt mentioned that is also worth looking at is dbXML. It is
still under development but is rapidly getting to a very usable state. The
source is LGPL. Take a look at http://www.dbxmlgroup.com/core.html. I think
it is pretty cool but admittably I'm biased. :-)

Kimbro Staken
Chief Technology Officer
dbXML Group L.L.C.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@mitretek.org>
To: <general@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 8:04 AM
Subject: Re: Saving XML to DB

> 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?
> Regards,
> Tom Passin
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