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DataDirect Identifies Top Benefits for XQuery + SOA

As XQuery language becomes more widely used by corporate IT, a DataDirect Technologies exec outlines ways for how XQuery combines with SOA to better connect disparate data sources and simplify data management.

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Ipedo: Unifies XML, SQL for XQuery

Earlier this year, Ipedo launched a major enhancement to its XQuery Views capability in Ipedo XIP to provide corporations deeper insight into their corporate data and content held in Oracle, IBM and Microsoft data stores. The Ipedo upgrade is among the first to follow W3C's adoption of XQuery 1.0 as a formal standard. IDN speak with Ipedo CEO Nick Zhang about Ipedo's new capabilities and the promise of XQuery.

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DataDirect: Houston, We Have XQuery 1.0

After 8 years of at-times-intense vendor discussions, the W3C has finally adopted XQuery 1.0 (and seven other XML standards). The standards looks to help enterprise IT unify diverse databases, documents, emails and web pages into a single, searchable datastore. But how will XQuery 1.0 change things, and how should IT pro's treat the news? IDN speaks with W3C XQuery Working Group member DataDirect Technologies' XML Architect Carlo Innocenti.

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Survey: 50%+ of Enterprise Devs Using XQuery

A survey of devs using XML just released found that more than half are already working with XQuery, and another sizeable group expects to start before the end of the year. See why XQuery is so hot - even before adoption of the final standards.

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Top IT Trials To Burst "Go Live" Logjam

The longest IT logjam in 20 years is about to break free, says John Goodson, a vice president of production operations for DataDirect Technologies. After long periods of testing and stalling, IT's biggest 'pet theories' in 2005 will finally get into full-scale, real-life enterprise production, Goodson predicts. See which ones Goodson says have the best upside.

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Five IT Pilots Going 'Production Grade' in '05

The major theme for the year ahead will be turning some of IT's biggest 'pet theories' into full-scale, real-life production assets, says John Goodson, a vice president of production operations for DataDirect Technologies. See which IT trial balloons Goodson says will get swift upward momentum, and how architects and senior devs can benefit.

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2005 Will See XML's Powerful Next Wave

Execs watching the XML space say that architects and devs are lining up to learn more about using XML for data integration and doc sharing. The result: 2005's next wave of open XML standards and tools, including XQuery, will cut integration costs and time for building complex data portals and allowing cross-database queries. See what's coming up.

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Software Vendors Pile on with XQuery Plans

Despite database vendor disharmony over web services workflow (or choreography), they do agree on something: XQuery, the proposed W3C standard for querying XML data and documents. Last week, the W3C began reviewing a test suite for XQuery. Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Informix and Software AG are among those with tools, roadmaps and demos on offer.

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Outlook 2004: XQuery's Final Countdown Underway

The W3C has completed its latest draft proposals for specs governing XQuery data models. The Last Call drafts for XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 are available for review and open to comment until February. Except for tabling a plan for DTD-to-XML inter-communications, the W3C specifies how to create, store, recall and publish data and documents for XQuery access, and a test suite is under review. Get prepped with access to the spec, links to tools, dev (not vendor) briefings and forums.

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W3C Issues Latest XQuery Draft 1.0 Standard

Late last week, the W3C released the latest working draft for an XQuery 1.0 standard. The release of the document marks the latest steps among a variety of software vendors -- application, database and tools -- to agree on a common standard for querying XML data and documents. The latest draft, which follows the submission of an XQuery test suite co-developed by Microsoft and IBM, also reflects collaboration with technicians from Oracle, BEA, Bell Labs and others. See why we're on the brink of an XQuery 1.0 spec.

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Early-Release XQuery Tools Could Be Out by Fall

Database vendors are aligning over XQuery as a standard for querying XML data and documents. IBM and Microsoft just submitted a test suite to W3C for review, and even have help from Oracle and Informix to fine-tune XQuery's support for Java. XML-watchers say early code samples and implementations could be ready by fall, with full XQuery out there in early 2004. Get an update and resources.

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Database Vendors Align Over XQuery Work

For all the recent disharmony among database providers over web services workflow (or choreography), there is unity on another key front, XQuery. The W3C this week should begin reviewing a test suite for complying with its standards for querying XML data and documents. Even though the test is based on joint work by IBM and Microsoft, competitors Oracle, Informix, and others are climbing aboard.

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