performance figures for xquery processorsMichael Rys mrys at microsoft.com
Tue Feb 7 13:09:54 PST 2006
I agree with Ron, assuming he includes the XML-enabled general database systems such as SQL Server, Oracle, and - at some point in the not too distant future ;) - DB2. Best regards Michael > -----Original Message----- > From: http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk [mailto:http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk] On Behalf > Of Ronald Bourret > Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 12:01 PM > To: Martin Probst > Cc: http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > Subject: Re: performance figures for xquery processors > > Martin Probst wrote: > > > I only know of one benchmark, called XMark, but it doesn't focus on Java > > processors, and is IMHO not all too significant - it's basically > > modelling an ERP system in XML by more or less trivially translating > > tables and tuples into XML elements, which is probably not an all too > > common use case for XQuery. > > For a list of other benchmarks, see: > > http://www.rpbourret.com/xml/XMLDBLinks.htm#Benchmarks > > But like all benchmarks, you should take them with a grain of salt. > What's important to you is whether or not a processor can perform your > queries fast enough for your needs. > > I also agree with Martin's statement that you should look at native XML > databases. If you are running XQuery queries on documents received at > run time, such as routing documents based on the result of a query, they > won't help. But if you are querying documents stored over time, the > pre-parsing and indexing they provide will significantly improve your > query performance. > > -- Ron > > _______________________________________________ > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk
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