By John Carnell, et al – Performance optimization is a big topic; big enough to fill an entire book of information on how to make Oracle and Java perform better. In this and subsequent tips, we will look at just a few ways to improve the performance of your Java programs.
This version 40SP1 (14-March-2002) release "offers a number of new features and improvements over the MSXML 3.0, including support for the XML Schema language and substantially faster parser and XSLT engine. MSXML 4.0 SP1 is a complete replacement for MSXML 4.0 RTM and provides a number of bug f
Your stash of XML documents is probably growing exponentially. Uche Ogbuji provides an overview of database types, then surveys the wide range of tools available for storing and managing XML data stores.
XML Pipeline is an XML vocabulary for describing the processing relationships between XML resources. A pipeline document specifies the inputs and outputs to XML processes, and a pipeline controller uses this document to figure out the chain of processing that must be executed in order to get a parti
by Daniel Anderson and Mary V. Hooke – In this article, you’ll look at the XML for SQL Server 2000 Web Release 2 beta 2 (WR2) package and discover what it brings to your development toolbox (see Resources). You’ll build a small Visual Basic example using the XML Web release and the XMLHTTP object pr
This tip comes from Zlatko Sirotic – In the last few years, software development has focused on three-tier applications, mainly by separating the business rules layer from the presentation and data layers.There are two locations for the physical implementation of the business rules layer, an
By Thierry Violleau – Neither JavaTM nor XML Technology need an introduction, nor the synergy between the two: "Portable Code and Portable Data." With the growing interest in web services and e-business platforms, XML is joining Java in the developer's toolbox. As of today, no less than
By Mitchell Harper – All the hype that once surrounded XML is finally starting to die down, and developers are really beginning to harness the power and flexibility of the language. XML is a data descriptive language that uses a set of user-defined tags to describe data in a hierarchically structure
XLink was part of the original plan for XML, along with XSL, but has taken a long time to reach completion and has inspired few implementations. Bob DuCharme asks why.
By Joe Lax – As I’ve shown in my previous 10-Minute Solution, "Choosing the Right Backup in SQL Server," SQL Server provides you with numerous ways to back up your database, allowing you to choose the options that best suit your situation. However, the best backup solution comes to naught if you don