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SQL as TM Query Language? No, thanks!

Paper, by Robert Barta

This document states that SQL is not a convenient and adequate query language.

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Quite a number of people store their topic maps in relational databases. This is all well and good, but when it comes to retrieving the content effectively, I do not think that SQL is a convenient and adequate query language. This opinionated, tongue-in-cheek rant tries to compile all arguments so far why an SQL model as suggested with TMRQL is good as implementation but not good for a TM query language.

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Robert Barta

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Robert is project leader of Perl XTM Engine (superseeded.. and Perl TM.

 

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