Ronald Bourret continues his O'Reilly series on native XML
"The second major use of native XML databases is data integration. XML is well-suited to data integration because of its flexible data model and machine-neutral text format. In addition, XQuery is a good data integration language because of its ease of use, support for transformations, and ability to join data from different documents (data sources). Finally, there are a large number of tools for converting data from various formats to XML.
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