Re: What is the logic of storing XML in a Database?
Date: 30 Mar 2007 10:27:46 -0700
On Mar 30, 6:05 pm, "Aloha Kakuikanu" <aloha.kakuik..._at_yahoo.com>
> On Mar 29, 11:04 pm, "Cimode" <cim..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> > On 29 mar, 22:54, Bernard Peek <b..._at_alpha.shrdlu.com> wrote:
> > > In fact there are already two systems that do that. One is XML, the other is
> > > ODBC. I understand that ODBC uses a primitive dialect of SQL to select data
> > > for transmission. If it could be replaced by a better language then it might
> > > be usable.
> > I am curious about this statement. More than 4 ou of 5 dbms's (namely
> > ORACLE, DB2, SQL Server) can perfectly communicate db to db using
> > ODBC, OLE DB or Native providers. Why exactly would XML be necessary
> > on all of them because one out of 5 minor technologies do not use
> > XML? Is there any *good reason* XML is necessary?
> You don't need ODBC to copy the data from one database to the other.
> You need to execute 2 commands:
> create database link remoteDB <connection details>;
> create table Emp as
> select * from Emp_at_remoreDB;
> You can even join 2 tables from different databases. The details how
> database support it are not important.
Check my post for more detailed info...Besides comparing a file format (XML, CSV, TXT) to a middleware (providers) seems odd to me. Received on Fri Mar 30 2007 - 19:27:46 CEST