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   Re: [xml-dev] indexing and querying XML (not XQuery)

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Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Then what you want are the equivalent of 
> parameterizable stored queries, somewhat 
> the equivalent of the way engines like 
> Crystal Reports work.  Feed them a schema 
> and they will give you back a UI with all of 
> the queriable values from which you select, 
> parameterize and store the queries.  It's 
> a report generator for XML documents.

But wouldn't that require loading *all* the XML docs to be searched into 
memory? (I don't know Crystal Reports) (my work is in a webapp 
environment). Using Lucene provides an extremely fast result set using 
minimal memory.


> len
> From: Robert Koberg [mailto:rob@koberg.com]
> I was trying to start a conversation about using an XML indexing system 
> in a particular problem domain - not something as grand as what you and 
> Alan are are talking about.
> To me using something like Lucene provides for a much faster and much 
> less memory consuming process to search large collections of XML 
> documents or relational databases (whether they are story XML or not).
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