X-HIVE/DB 2.0 SETS PACE FOR NATIVE XML DATABASES.X-Hive Corporation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, an innovator in XML database A database that stores XML documents. There are two types. The first is the "XML-enabled database," which is a relational or object-oriented database that has been extended to hold XML data. technology, has release X-Hive/DB 2.0, the newest version of its native XML database See XML database. .
Additions to X-Hive/DB 2.0 include features such as document versioning, binary object support, and full-text searching, which will provide XML XML
in full Extensible Markup Language.
Markup language developed to be a simplified and more structural version of SGML. It incorporates features of HTML (e.g., hypertext linking), but is designed to overcome some of HTML's limitations. and Java developers with more complete functionality when working with native XML databases.
"The latest additions to 2.0 round out X-Hive/DB and help us to fulfill our goal of offering the most complete native XML database." explains X-Hive CEO/CTO and co-founder, Jeroen van Rotterdam.
X-Hive Corporation sees its introduction of versioning as particularly significant to increasing the growth of native XML database technology. "In applications, such as publishing, the ability to maintain multiple versions of the same document is critical to the business process.", explained Van Rotterdam. "By addressing this issue, X-Hive/DB 2.0 breaks down the barrier for those industries who originally perceived this lack of functionality as an obstacle to moving to a native XML database."
With X-Hive's existing support of W3C (World Wide Web Consortium, www.w3.org) An international industry consortium founded in 1994 by Tim Berners-Lee to develop standards for the Web. It is hosted in the U.S. by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT (www.csail.mit.edu/index.php). standards such as XLink, XPointer, XPath, and a recent release of its XQuery implementation demo, the launch of X-Hive/DB 2.0 widens the gap in the XML database market.
"By concentrating our efforts exclusively on the XML database, we can bring to market the more specialized features that XML and Java professionals look for when evaluating native XML databases," said Van Rotterdam.
X-Hive/DB 2.0 is now available. Evaluation software can be downloaded from the company's website at http://www.x-hive.com.
About X-Hive Corporation
X-Hive Corporation is a leading innovator in XML technology and the developers of the native XML database, X-Hive/DB. Its mission is to provide superior technology and expertise to the growing market for XML applications and services. X-Hive/DB is based upon open standards Specifications for hardware and software that are developed by a standards organization or a consortium involved in supporting a standard. Available to the public for developing compliant products, open standards imply "open systems;" that an existing component in a system can be replaced and provides the ideal storage foundation for mission critical applications and large volume XML data environments.
X-Hive Corporation is an active member of the W3C and is based in Rotterdam. X-Hive is proud to be an Official Partner-2001 for Renault Sport Renault Sport Technologies (commonly known as Renault Sport, Renaultsport or RST) is the France motorsport division of Renault. Renault Sport was responsible for Renault's sports car racing entries during the 1970s, including their win at the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans race F1 and the Benetton Formula Benetton Formula Ltd., commonly referred to simply as Benetton, was a Formula One constructor that participated from 1986 to 2001. The team was owned by the Benetton family who run a worldwide chain of clothing stores of the same name. 1 Team.
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