pros/cons of xml database

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Aug 25 09:13:31 MDT 2010


On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 08:39:16 -0600
Wade Preston Shearer <wadeshearer.lists at me.com> wrote:

> Wikipedia and Google have come up light on information about XML
> databases. What are the reasons that one would choose this approach?

What is an XML database?

If you mean a database stored in XML, I don't see much point to it; a
flat file database would be more efficient and would not requite the
usual XML libraries to parse.

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