Get off to a fast start with DB2 9 pureXML, Part 1,
XML to the core
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Date archived: January 13, 2017
Last updated: March 11, 2010|First published: February 09, 2006
9 release features a significant architectural
Ideparture from prior versions. For the first time since its debut, DB2 for
, and Windows
is providing a new query
language, new storage technology, new indexing technology, and other features
to support XML data and its inherent hierarchical structure. But don't worry,
all of DB2's traditional database management features remain, including its
support for SQL and tabular data structures. Explore DB2 9's XML technology,
and learn why IBM now considers DB2 a "hybrid" or multi-structured database
management system (DBMS).
Note: Originally written in 2006, this article has been
updated to include product changes in DB2 9.5 and
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