XML SIG: XQuery
Come and check-out a new Query Language spec from W3C.
Srinivas Pandrangi, Architect - Ipedo
XQuery is a query language designed for querying any data source that could be represented as XML. This includes not only XML documents, but also any data that can be mapped to an XML infoset (including relational databases, ERP systems etc). With most major vendors of both relational(MS, IBM, Oracle) and native XML databases(Ipedo, SoftwareAG, Excelon etc.) committed to implementing XQuery, it is poised to be the standard query language for XML.
This talk will provide an update on the status of the XQuery specifications and presents a tutorial on XQuery as it stands today. We will discuss some of the language's syntax and semantics, and put it in context with respect to existing XML standards.
About the Presenter
Srinivas Pandrangi has spent several years developing and implementing standards related to XML, PKI and X500/LDAP. He participates in the standardization efforts in the W3C XQuery working group, W3C Web Services Architecture working group and had been a contributor to the IETF PKIX working group. Srinivas has also written implementations for a number of these standards including XQuery, LDAP compliant directories, PKIX(OCSP, CMS, CMP/CRMF) and PKCS. He is currently an architect at Ipedo Inc., a leading developer of XML information management products.
Cubberly Community Center
4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
Palo Alto, CA
7:00-9:00pm presentation and discussion
$15 for non-SDForum Members
No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
No registration required
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