[xquery-talk] XQuery error codes and rewriting
mhk at mhk.me.uk
Thu Feb 2 22:06:10 PST 2006
> this has nothing to do with SQL and databases per se. It has
> something to do with do optimizations.
You're right and I'm right too: users have traditionally put performance
higher than conformance on their priority list when buying databases, and
the vendors have responded to that. This *is* something to do with databases
per se, because optimizations in a programming language usually only give
you a 2-5-fold speed-up, while in databases it can be thousand fold.
But I'm going to be very interested to see whether and how much this will
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