String lengths in the SQL backend

Marcus Wolschon Marcus at
Tue Nov 18 04:12:56 EST 2008

2008/11/18 Rolf Leggewie <no2spam at>:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> If you're loading all data all the time then the only benefit to the DB
>> backend over the XML backend is save-on-commit.
> For me, the biggest benefit is accessability of the data.  XML query
> tools don't match their SQL counterparts even remotely.  I'd go as far
> as saying that XML access to the data is a virtual impossibility.

You mean like Jasper Reports or Crystal?

Or using stored procedures to create transactions
uppon changes being made in other databases
on the same DBMS (like a webshop-database).

Both would be a huge benefit.

Marcus Wolschon

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