6 tips for optimizing a native XML database

Common sense guidelines for using XQuery with native XML databases

From the developerWorks archives

Donnie Cameron

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: December 15, 2009

RSS, Atom, mashups, extraordinary search requirements and other developments are making native XML databases an important part of search applications and services. These types of databases excel at efficiently searching through large collections of semi-structured data. In this article, you'll find some common sense guidelines to maximize the performance of applications that use XQuery and native XML databases.

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