Re: XML Performance in Client-Server Interactions
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 16:44:29 -0500, Roger L. Costello <costello@m...> wrote: <snip>lots of stuff</snip> > Question: has anyone done a study comparing the time required to compose XML > by the different databases? <snip>lots more stuff</snip> > I shall restrict the discussion just to storing > the XML into a database. This is the mirror of that considered in Part 1, > where > we were interested in the time required to construct XML from a database > query. The same > issues arise: what database is being used? Is the database a native XML > database or > a relational database? > > Question: has anyone done a performance analysis of storing XML into a > database? The book "XML Data Management, Native XML and XML-enabled Database Systems"  (Chaudhri, Rashid, Zicari) talks about some of these issues, though perhaps not at the level you're interested in. >  Whereas elements have a start-tag/end-tag pair, attributes don't have > the concept of an "end attribute tag". Thus, by using attributes > you can effectively reduce by half the amount of markup. I can't really imagine this being significant compare to the other issues you raise? -- Peter Hunsberger  http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0201844524/qid=1100210097/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/102-0617884-3606557?v=glance&s=books&n=507846
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