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RE: Companies that have switched from RDBMS to pure XML database?

Olivier Rossel wrote:

> You mean a switch from "RDBMS with XML features" to "pure XML
> databases", I presume.
> Right?

Sure. Companies that have made that switch are appropriate for my list.

David Lee wrote:

> Also are you interested in companies that have adopted "pure XML 
> Databases" or only ones that have done so AND entirely tossed any 
> Relational databases.

Companies that by-passed RDBMS and went straight to XML database would be appropriate for my list.

Michael Kay wrote:

> People don't "switch" from one technology to another. They adopt a new
> technology alongside the old, and they coexist for decades, running
> different applications.
> Most of the applications that I have seen using XML databases would never
> have been implemented in an RDBMS. They might previously have used free text
> databases, document management systems, operating system filestore, in some
> cases object databases.

Do you know of companies that have opted for XML databases instead of free text databases, document management systems, operating systems filestores, or object databases?


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