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Re: [xml-dev] What is the general direction you are seeing thesedays to store and query lots of large complex XML?

My suspicion is that if such large files are mostly flat, it might be
possible/desirable to store them in the database as smaller chunksŠ


On 05/03/2015 16:04, "Michael Kay" <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:

>> As always Michael, you are very wise. And I certainly appreciate your
>> I have some figures regarding size and complexity:
>> 	There are 50 million XML files, each 50MB in size.
>> 	The files are mostly flat (not deeply nested).
>> 	We need to perform queries across the 50 million files.
>> What's your recommendation for storing and querying this huge amount of
>>XML files?
>Depends on project timescales, budget and risk, and possibly on
>availability of expertise and experience in particular technologies.
>Probably one of the following alternatives:
>(A) Start a prototyping project to assess whether MarkLogic is capable of
>meeting the project requirements.
>(B) Choose three native XML databases that look promising and assess each
>of the three to compare how well they handle the project requirements.
>Michael Kay
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