Is XML a database?

XML document is a collection of data. In other words it doesn’t make much difference between the other files that store data. A XML in a database format is a self describing, portable, and can describe data in tree or graph structure.

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Solution spheres and application cubes (IT World)
Today I want to talk about the relationship between the word 'solution' and the word 'application'. A relationship that I think is key to understanding a key question in the world of IT, namely: 'How come solutions built with off-the-shelf application X are invariably nearly, but not quite, complete solutions to the original problem as expressed by the customer?

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( InfoWorld ) - Another hurdle has cropped up for the merger of Alcatel SA and Lucent Technologies Inc. as the U.S. House Armed Services Committee has set a hearing on the national security implications of the deal. The hearing will take place next Tuesday in Washington, according to the committee's Web site. The list of witnesses has not yet been announced. Both companies said Friday

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