Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.

Lecture Notes in Informatics

Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW 2007) P-103, 309-323 (2007).



Alfons Kemper (ed.), Harald Schöning (ed.), Thomas Rose (ed.), Matthias Jarke (ed.), Thomas Seidl (ed.), Christoph Quix (ed.), Christoph Brochhaus (ed.)


Melting pot XML: Bringing file systems and databases one step closer

Alexander Holupirek , Christian Grün and Marc H. Scholl


Ever-growing data volumes demand for storage systems beyond current file systems abilities, particularly, a powerful querying capability. With the rise of XML, the database community has been challenged by semi-structured data processing, enhancing their field of activity. Since file systems are structured hierarchically they can be mapped to XML and as such stored in and queried by an XML-aware database. We provide an evaluation of a state-of-the-art XML-aware database implementing a file system.

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