[This is an excerpt from the book, PHP Oracle Web Development: Data processing, Security, Caching, XML, Web Services, and Ajax, by Yuli Vasiliev. Published by Packt Publishing Ltd., 2007
Using Oracle XML DB Repository
Another variation on accessing and manipulating XML content stored in Oracle database is provided by Oracle XML DB repository, which is an essential component of Oracle XML DB.
[ Oracle XML DB repository, also known as XML repository, is a hierarchically organized repository seamlessly integrated with Oracle Database, containing resources that can be manipulated using a file/folder/URL metaphor. ]
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