Re: Materials for an Advanced Database course

From: Mikito Harakiri <mikharakiri_at_ywho.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 11:22:58 -0800
Message-ID: <EvU%9.9$c16.136_at_news.oracle.com>


"Stephane Desnault" <sdesnault_at_noos.fr> wrote in message news:6b8fdb80.0302032115.35ed4fca_at_posting.google.com...
> I think today any advanced course would need to relate databases and
> XML, both from a thoeretical and a practical standpoint. I'd expect to
> learn:
>
> . How XML and relational constructs relate (no pun intended)
> . Data in XML is ORDERED - that's a deep difference
> . Translating XML to relational
> . Translating Relational to XML
> . Equating XML and Relational Schemas
> . Advantages of both constructs to store information
> . Some examples of real world implementation (XML extensions)
>
> I'm currently working on several document/workflow management projects
> and the theoretical challenges and opportunities of mixing relational
> concepts with XML have been VERY interesting.

It is really amaising how some stupid tag language generated so much attention. I would recommend students to read http://www.dbazine.com/pascal9.html and, for god sake, develop some critical thinking. Received on Tue Feb 04 2003 - 20:22:58 CET

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