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RE: [xml-dev] storing XML files

Yes, we did a similar thing here using Cloudscape, which is an Java ORDBMS
(now owned by IBM) a couple years ago. Stored JDOM objects + indexed column
data in each row, if I recall.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 11:55 AM
> To: Jeff Lowery
> Cc: Xml-Dev (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] storing XML files
> On Thu, 2001-10-11 at 14:45, Jeff Lowery wrote:
> > I just want to mention the possibility of storing DOM 
> objects in a OODBMS
> > (or ORDBMS). 
> >  
> > Solves some of the problems relating to document 
> versioning. Not too great
> > for queries, though, but you could hybridize the structure 
> with queryable
> > data that is indexed in columns, associated with the object 
> representation
> > in the DB.
> I think that's more or less what Excelon (nee Object Design?) does,
> though I don't think it's the W3C DOM proper.  POET also does similar
> things with its object store for markup documents.
> Object and hierarchical databases look awfully interesting to me in a
> markup context.
> -- 
> Simon St.Laurent
> "Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better." - Emile Coue