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On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 16:44:29 -0500, Roger L. Costello
<snip>lots of stuff</snip>
> Question: has anyone done a study comparing the time required to compose XML
> by the different databases?
<snip>lots more stuff</snip>
> I shall restrict the discussion just to storing
> the XML into a database. This is the mirror of that considered in Part 1,
> we were interested in the time required to construct XML from a database
> query. The same
> issues arise: what database is being used? Is the database a native XML
> database or
> a relational database?
> Question: has anyone done a performance analysis of storing XML into a
The book "XML Data Management, Native XML and XML-enabled Database
Systems"  (Chaudhri, Rashid, Zicari) talks about some of these
issues, though perhaps not at the level you're interested in.
>  Whereas elements have a start-tag/end-tag pair, attributes don't have
> the concept of an "end attribute tag". Thus, by using attributes
> you can effectively reduce by half the amount of markup.
I can't really imagine this being significant compare to the other
issues you raise?