Speed of XML vs SQLite

Wouter wouter.abraham at scarlet.be
Mon May 23 09:44:14 EDT 2005


For what it is worth, have a look at this:

(don't forget the first part)

and at Mark Brownell's handlers and techniques as an option for rev's  


On 23 May 2005, at 14:57, Levi Kendall wrote:

> Hi all,
>    I'm considering using XML for building a database but my concern is
> that for data retrieval it might become very slow as more and more
> data is added.  Would using functions such as revXMLMatchingNode be as
> slow as doing a full text search of the xml or would it be at least
> comparable to performing a lookup in an actual database?  Another
> speed concern would be finding a node with multiple matching
> attributes.  Is this a good idea or would I be better off using
> something like SQLite?
> Thanks,
> Levi
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