I would suggest you check out "The xpsql Project -- XpSQL, a XML database
enviroment using PostgreSQL ":
----- Original Message -----
To: "Greg Lindstrom" <greg(dot)lindstrom(at)novasyshealth(dot)com>
Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] XML and Postgres
>> 1. Do I understand correctly that using one of these tools I can hand my
>> xml-formatted data file to postgres and it will be inserted into the
> Hopefully for you somebody else might know of something like that!
> Sorry to tell you, but I'm handling it manually. The perl program just
> serves as the bridge between the two databases. I had to manually
> normalize the database that I was going to pump the data into, then I had
> to write a bridging program to parse the data out of the XML file, loading
> each piece of data into a variable, then inserting or updating the proper
> table in the database with it.
> It's not the automatic solution you sound like you are hoping for.
> That's what I meant by writing 'hopefully somebody else can give you a
> direct solution'.
> Good luck finding what you need, maybe somebody else knows how to make
> postgreSQL handle XML data directly or knows of a database that will (and
> still be fast, etc.).
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