eXist 0.3 adds Oracle support
08:22, 22 Mar 2001 UTC | Edd Dumbill

Wolfgang Meier's eXist XML repository layer for relational databases now supports Oracle in addition to MySQL.

eXist procides structured retrieval of XML documents with support for full text search, based on a traditional RDBMS. The latest version, 0.3, includes the following new features:

  • Oracle support
  • Speed improvements
  • Redesigned XPath parser
  • Faster loading of documents into the database
  • Designating of elements to be full-text indexed
  • Improved HTTP backend

eXist, programmed "just for fun" by Meier, can be obtained from

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