DataDirect Technologies has released DataDirect XQuery 1.0
. DataDirect XQuery is an embeddable XQuery implementation for XML applications that need to process both XML and relational data sources.
DataDirect XQuery supports all major relational databases, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server 2000, IBM DB2, and Sybase, on any Java platform, allowing developers to query XML, relational databases, or a combination of the two. Query results can be used for XML-based data exchange, XML-driven Web sites, and other applications that require or
leverage the power of XML. DataDirect XQuery provides IT professionals with a productive, powerful, simple, and standards-based approach to XML and relational data integration.
A free trial download
of the product is available.