5 XML Databases
The Extensible Markup Language (XML) was defined by the WWW Consortium (W3C) as a document markup language. Related standards (in particular, XML Schema, XQuery and XSLT) are maintained by the W3C, too.
–XML Technology: http://www.w3.org/standards/xml/
In recent years, XML has become a major format for data exchange, flexibly structured documents, or configuration files. This fact demanded that XML documents could be persistently stored in database systems that respect the special structure of XML documents and support effcient data retrieval on them. Although the Java Script Object Notation (JSON) manifested ...