XML-DBMS 2.0 reaches alpha
21:00, 25 Jan 2002 UTC | Simon St.Laurent

Ron Bourret announced the release of the first alpha of the Java version of XML-DBMS 2.0.

The new release of XML-DBMS, "Open Source middleware for transferring data between XML documents and a relational database", is:

"almost a complete rewrite of version 1.01 and includes the following new features: updates (including insert-or-update), a filter language, heterogeneous joins, inlining elements (denormalizing XML structure), support for database-generated keys, connection and statement pooling, support for abstract types, and enhanced formatting capabilities."

Version 2.0 works to fulfill a set of specifications for connecting relational databases and XML.

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