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Ashpool version 0.3.5 released

Ashpool is a lightweight XML Database written in Java. It's goal is to use standard SQL syntax to query, add, update, and delete XML documents that hold to a table like structure. Ashpool also has a built in JDBC driver.

The newest version adds stored procedures and fixes and adds some JDBC functionality.

You can download Ashpool at http://ashpool.sourceforge.net

Posted by Rob 2003-10-31

Ashpool version 0.3 released

Ashpool is a lightweight XML Database written in Java. It's goal is to use standard SQL syntax to query, add, update, and delete XML documents that hold to a table like structure. Ashpool also has a built in JDBC driver.

The newest version supports most SQL statement types (create, select, insert, update, delete, and drop) on single XML documents.

You can download Ashpool at http://ashpool.sourceforge.net

Posted by Rob 2003-05-03

Ashpool version0.3rc2 released

Ashpool is a lightweight XML Database written in Java. It's goal is to use standard SQL syntax to query, add, update, and delete XML documents that hold to a table like structure. Ashpool also has a built in JDBC driver.

The newest version supports all SQL statement types (create, select, insert, update, delete, and drop) on single XML documents. Quite a few bug fixes, and a bit of optimization are in this release. (I also added a port of the Northwind database :)... read more

Posted by Rob 2003-04-15

Ashpool version 2.2 released

Ashpool is a lightweight XML Database written in Java. It's goal is to use standard SQL92 syntax to query, add, update, and delete XML documents that hold to a table like structure. Ashpool also has a built in JDBC driver which allows it to be used with other programs.

New features:
* DELETE from SQL statement
* echo command in DBMS
* fixed several windows specific error (now works well on windows)
* removed several statement formatting constraints
* added type checks for double and float
* order by now does type checking so numerics order properly

Posted by Rob 2003-03-21

Ashpool XMLDB version 0.2 released

Ashpool is a lightweight XML Database written in Java. It's goal is to use standard SQL92 syntax to query, add, update, and delete XML documents that hold to a table like structure - and to provide connectivity through JDBC.

you can checkout Ashpool @ http://ashpool.sourceforge.net

There were quite a few bug fixes and feature additions in this release. Most noticeable changes are the following:

* a simple INSERT INTO is now supported
* insert into uses the schema to do insert validation (if there is a schema)
* the JDBC will now work on windows (oops)
* script loading will now work on windows (oops again)
* data type limiting when creating a table (i.e. string(30))
* added a data type "serial" also known as auto number
* there is not a "sql statement must be all on one line" restriction any more

Posted by Rob 2003-03-16

Ashpool - XML Database releases v0.1

http://ashpool.sourceforge.net
The Ashpool Project is attempting to create a full featured XML Database designed to query, update, add and delete table like XML Documents with standard SQL statements. Ashpool is written in Java and has a built in JDBC driver - the query engine uses Saxon.

XML documents Ashpool uses as tables can be created using Ashpool, or created outside of Ashpool and added to the directory being used as the datastore.... read more

Posted by Rob 2003-02-11