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Subject: Re: prd?
From: Anoop singh <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:General discussion of Extensible Markup Language <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 26 Jun 2000 17:31:14 +0530

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Actually i  am developing the application from start but i do not want to
use any RDBMS for data storage because i think if xml can be used as
database then what is the point in using RDBMS

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----- Original Message -----
From: Lars Marius Garshol <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2000 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: prd?

> * Anoop singh
> |
> | Can RDBMS database be replaced by xml document as database in a big
> | application i.e. almost the size of around 10 to 15MB file. If not
> | why??
> If I were you I would turn the question around. If you have an RDBMS
> in an existing application, why do you want to replace it? What is it
> you are looking for that your RDBMS does not provide? Then try to see
> if XML can provide that.
> It may be useful to note that XML is mainly two things:
>  - an exchange format
>  - a data model
> The data model is very different from that of RDBMSs, so it is not
> obvious that a system that is well served by an RDBMS will be well
> served by a live storage system based on the XML data model.
> --Lars M.

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