CHAPTER 17XML and the Oracle Database

In this chapter, you will do the following:

Image Become introduced to XML

Image See how to generate XML from relational data

Image Examine how to save XML in the database

Introducing XML

The Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a general-purpose markup language. XML enables you to share structured data across the Internet, and can be used to encode data and other documents.

Some advantages of XML include the following:

XML can ...

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