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Querying XML in Oracle

Many people seem to have trouble reading XML data within Oracle.

Oracle has a full library of routines built in to allow you to interrogate XML data. Unfortunately, they’re not very well documented.

Just say you have an XML file you want to be able to SELECT from. it looks like this:

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Oracle XML DB server

HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, WebDAV including WebDAV Version Control Oracle XML DB is not a separate server; it is an integral part of the Oracle database, providing all of the high-availability, scalability, reliability and unbreakable security features needed to run mission-critical applications. You can use Enterprise Manager to manage and administer XML DB applications. The GUI […]

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Business drivers for moving to an XML framework

Today’s bottom-line business impact of adopting XML technologies is especially important. For any organisation that shares information with its counterparts as a critical part of its delivelables, the creation of a single source of information from which we can deliver to all current and future media will deliver real, sustainable benefits. Faster time to market […]

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Technical drivers for moving to an XML framework

Why XML? XML (and its predecessor SGML) was developed as an answer to the desire for a single source format. XML represents any type of information in a media-neutral format. This enables automation, which speeds delivery, permits enhanced functionality, and reduces costs. XML has the additional virtue of being a standard without competition; virtually every […]

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Oracle XMLDB terminology

Every new technology comes with its own acronyms and subtleties. Below is a glossary of common terminalogy you will encounter working with Oracle XMLDB. ACE (Access Control Entry) An entry in an Access Control List. ACL (Access control list) A method for limiting the use of a specific resource to authorised users. SGML (Standard Generalised […]

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Oracle Apex 3.2 released

Oracle has released version 3.2 or their Apex web design tool. Looking forward to getting my hands dirty with the new features, which include better interactive reports, improved security options and more AJAX options. Will be using this release alongside JQUERY 1.3.2 on all my new projects.

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