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RE: [ANNOUNCE] Sedna v0.1 released

From: Tolkin, Steve <Steve.Tolkin@FMR.COM>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 11:13:37 -0400
Message-ID: <176FDD8DC56B4946946917ECEBA4DA551632A7@MSGBOSCLA2WIN.DMN1.FMR.COM>
To: "Maxim Grinev" <maxim@grinev.net>, <www-ql@w3.org>

Summary:
I was able to create and populate the auction database,
but could not run any queries.
(It seemed to hang, but was taking no CPU time.)

Details:
Thanks for making this available.

I basically followed the instructions in QuickStart.pdf.
I am running on Windows XP, and entering these commands
in a Command Prompt (aka DOS box).
I noticed that I had to also do these, which should be added to
QuickStart.pdf:
set sedna_home=c:\apps\sedna
set path=%path%;%sedna_home\bin

Here are the last few lines caused by 
tr auction load_data.xquery

...
99%
100%
UPDATE is executed successfully

But then this produced no output, even after several minutes:
C:\apps\Sedna\examples\databases\auction>tr auction sample01.xquery


C:\apps\Sedna\examples\databases\auction>more sample01.xquery
(:
   Return the name of the person with ID `person0'
   registered in North America.
:)

for    $b in document("auction")/site/people/person[@id="person0"]
return $b/name/text()

C:\apps\Sedna\examples\databases\auction>echo return "tolkin1"
>t1.xquery

C:\apps\Sedna\examples\databases\auction>cat t1.xquery
return "tolkin1"

C:\apps\Sedna\examples\databases\auction>tr auction t1.xquery

Again, no output.

Hopefully helpfully yours,
Steve
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maxim Grinev [mailto:maxim@grinev.net] 
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 8:20 AM
> To: www-ql@w3.org
> Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Sedna v0.1 released
> 
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> we are happy to announce the first release of Sedna XML DBMS.
> 
> Sedna is a native XML DBMS implemented from scratch in C/C++ 
> and Scheme. It
> is designed having the following main goals in mind:
> 1) support for all traditional DBMS features (such as update and query
> languages, query optimization, fine-grain concurrency control, various
> indexing techniques, recovery and security)
> 2) efficient support for unlimited volumes of document-centric and
> data-centric XML documents that may have a complex and 
> irregular structure
> 3) support for the W3C XQuery language in such a way that the 
> system can be
> efficiently used for solving problems from different domains 
> such as XML
> data querying, XML data transformations and even business 
> logic computation
> (in this case XQuery is regarded as a general-purpose 
> functional programming
> language)
> 
> The first release of Sedna v0.1 is a ready-to-use system that 
> provides the
> following fundamental features:
> - Support for the W3C XQuery language (partial support for the latest
> working drafts of 12 November 2003)
> - Support for a declarative update language (it is based on the XQuery
> update proposal by Patrick Lehti)
> - Native XML data storage structures designed for efficient 
> support for
> XQuery and its data model
> (no underlying relational or another DBMS). The XML data 
> storage is based on
> descriptive schema (also called DataGuide)
> - Administration via easy-to-use command line utilities
> - Supplied with extensive documentation including Quick Start
> 
> Sedna is available for free for commercial and non-commercial usage.
> 
> Have a look at our web site
> (http://www.modis.ispras.ru/Development/sedna.htm) and download Sedna.
> 
> 
> Any feedback is extremely welcome!
> 
> Best regards,
> Maxim Grinev
> 
Received on Monday, 12 April 2004 11:14:14 GMT

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