CHAPTER 25Getting Started with Oracle XML and PL/SQL

PL/SQL is Oracle’s procedural language extension to SQL. The PL/SQL XML support allows Oracle DBAs and database application developers to process XML data within the Oracle database. In Oracle Database 10g, in addition to the PL/SQL packages that generate XML, store XML, and manage the XML DB Repository, three built-in XML PL/SQL packages are available that provide application programatic interfaces:

images DBMS_XMLPARSER Provides the PL/SQL XML parser APIs for parsing XML documents

images DBMS_XMLDOM Provides ...

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