Re: Amazon's "Simple" Database

From: Tegiri Nenashi <>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 09:33:07 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 18, 4:12 am, "Roy Hann" <specia..._at_processed.almost.meat> wrote:
> I've got a couple of customers who have found out the hard way that parsing
> gargantuan XML documents can kill the biggest systems. Presented with the
> option of using schema-based transformation or switching to files of
> fixed-width fields they both opted to abandon XML entirely and are delighted
> with their new fixed-width field files.

Or use XML-complient structure:


It is much funnier read on the, but I'm unable to recover the reference:-) Received on Tue Dec 18 2007 - 18:33:07 CET

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