[sword-devel] modules to relational database
Gabriel M. Beddingfield
gabriel at teuton.org
Tue Nov 7 21:46:40 MST 2006
Martin Gruner wrote:
> You've got a good point right there. This would actually be most preferrable.
> I don't know of a good solution for fast access in that case. You don't want
> to read the entire document into memory, and you don't want to parse it every
> time. Ideas?
Ah, I think I'm catching a glimpse of what you're getting at.
I believe that the Berkeley XML database supports this sort of indexing
and retrieval of the data. I haven't delved into it too much because
it's an embedded database... and at the time I was looking for a
Turning to RDMS for XML storage... I guess it depends on the goal.
Would you want round-tripping? Or would you use the RDMS as an indexed
storage mechanism for fast access to fragments of data in the original
XML document? Or, if you want round-tripping, suppose you set up a
DOM-like hierarchy in a table. How does that help you?
(Sorry, I'm thinking out loud... and it's late.)
I guess what I'm wondering is -- what sort of schema did you have in
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