[xquery-talk] asterixdb

Andy Bunce bunce.andy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 15:31:40 PDT 2015


Not tried it myself but, AsterixDB [1] may be of interest to XQuery users.

>The heart of AQL[2] is the FLWOR (for-let-where-orderby-return)
expression. The roots of this expression were borrowed from the expression
of the same name in XQuery.


>but XQuery was co-designed by a diverse band of experienced language
designers (SQL, functional programming,and XML experts)
>and we wanted to avoid revisiting many of the same issues [3]


[1] https://asterixdb.ics.uci.edu/
[2] https://asterixdb.ics.uci.edu/documentation/aql/manual.html
[3] http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol7/p1905-alsubaiee.pdf
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