XML Database/Repository with content indexing ?

Ken North ken_north at compuserve.com
Mon Sep 6 23:08:02 BST 1999

Patrice Bonhomme wrote:
> I was wondering if it exists some XML database system that provide a
> (full text) indexing mechanism.

Yes. Oracle 8i interMedia and IBM DB2 UDB (w/ XML Extender) manage
XML-enabled databases:

- various indexing schemes to provide stemming, linguistic searches, and so
- section searches of XML docs
- SQL queries over XML data using criteria such as CONTAINS 'impressionist'
or ABOUT 'impressionist'. Also query over rich types such as images and

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