XML vs. rel DBs [was: Re: [nycphp-talk] Many pages: one script]

csnyder chsnyder at
Tue Aug 14 11:43:17 EDT 2007

On 8/14/07, Steve Manes <smanes at> wrote:
> Daniel Krook wrote:
> > Here's a press release put out today on a healthcare provider that appears
> > to be using XML in DB9 v9 for that sort of thing.  Express-C is free (not
> > open source though) and comes with the pureXML feature.
> >
> The health care industry has embraced XML probably more than any other.
>   It's virtually impossible to build EHR/EMR software without XML
> support and still be compliant.  I believe eClinicalWorks stores its
> data in XML too.

Let's not forget MS embracing XML all over the place, too.

I just ran across this in a vCard, which means that directory software
and crm systems would also benefit from queryable XML support...

Chris Snyder

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