This chapter provides an overview of the eXtensible Markup Language (XML), and methods for storing XML documents in Adaptive Server and generating them from SQL data.
Other XML topics are described in these chapters:
Chapter 7, “Selecting Data with XQL,” describes how to select raw data from Adaptive Server using the XQL language and displaying it as an XML document.
Chapter 8, “Specialized XML Processing,” describes the OrderXML class, which is designed for an example application that uses XML documents for customer order data, and is written specifically to process XML documents for order data.
Chapter 9, “XML for SQL Result Sets,” describes the ResultSetXML class, which allows you to generate an XML document representing a SQL result set, and to access and update such an XML document.