Re: XML into SQL and out again
--- Neile Bermudes <Neile.Bermudes@e...> wrote: > Hello all > > > > I have been asked to undertake a project at work: we > have a Directory > booklet with all the contact details for staff in > our organization, which we > create in Quark. I would now like to create a SQL > database with the same > information, and which can be searchable using ASP > scripts from our company > Intranet. Obviously it would be absolutely crazy to > update both Quark and > SQL separately every time contact details change. > > > > What I would like to do: first, export all the > information in Quark into a > SQL database, having exactly the same information in > both. Then, as details > change, just update the database. Once a year, when > we print out the Staff > Directory booklet, I would like to then like to get > the updated information > into Quark so it can be printed. > > > > The way to export info from Quark into a useable > format is by using their > product, Avenue, which exports to XML. From XML, I > can get the info into > SQL. Then, when I need to update Quark, I export > from SQL into XML and then > back into Quark. > > > > My main question is can I get the XML data into SQL > columns and fields, like > regular SQL data? And once it's in their, can I > query it/mess with it like > normal data for other purposes, like accessing it on > my Intranet via ASP? > How is this XML data treated once in SQL?? > > > > Any info would be appreciated, even is just a > pointer to some good > resources/site/books etc Hi, ConnectTel has a product that allows access to several Databases using a XML interface, see site for details. It does exactly what you described above. There is one example using ASP.NET and MYSQL. http://www.connecttel.com/index.php?link=_70_BankPortal.html For more information, please visit the XQX web page at: http://www.connecttel.com/index.php?link=_XQX It allows SOAP/HTTP access to remote databases, as well as local interface using function calls. Rosimildo. __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Platinum - Watch CBS' NCAA March Madness, live on your desktop! http://platinum.yahoo.com
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