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February 17, 2009
DataDirect created a suite of tools to address XML complexity with a single XML layer capable of accessing data in a wide variety of formats. An updated engine that handles Query Update Facility (XUF) is also part of the mix.
January 24, 2007
W3C finally approved XQuery 1.0, a language that it believes will provide SOA and Web services developers a standard way of handling XML data, much as SQL did for relational data in the client/server era.
October 31, 2005
The proposed architecture utilizes XQuery and a native XML database at midtier to address Web services performance and scalability issues of J2EE application servers.
March 26, 2004
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