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Migrating from XML Extender to pureXML (F04)

Topic: DB2 for LUW

Subtopic: 2009



DATE: 2009-5-12 (02:45 PM - 03:45 PM)
SPEAKERS: Philip Nelson (ScotDB Ltd./ Scottish Widows PLC)

The XML Extender has been deprecated and will shortly be withdrawn. Thankfully pureXML can do everything the XML Extender ever did, and a whole lot more besides. However there is still a migration exercise which must be gone through to move applications over to pureXML.This presentation describes migrating a large scale application using the XML Extender, in particular the XML shredding capabilities over to pureXML.It demonstrates how doing so made the application perform better, become easier to maintain and extend and provided additional benefits.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate,Advanced

OBJECTIVES:

Understand the differences between XML Extender and pureXML

How to plan a migration : from both a DBA and application programmer standpoint

Migrating LOB-based XML storage to using the new XML data type : and the benefits experienced

Migrating XML shredding to inline access using SQL/XML and XQuery facilities

Additional benefits gained through the move to pureXML



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