AN APPROACH FOR SCHEMA VERSIONING IN MULTI-TEMPORAL XML DATABASES

Zouhaier Brahmia, Rafik Bouaziz

2008

Abstract

Schema evolution keeps only the current data and the schema version after applying schema changes. On the contrary, schema versioning creates new schema versions and preserves old schema versions and their corresponding data. These two techniques have been investigated widely, both in the context of static and temporal databases. With the growing interest in XML and temporal XML data as well as the mechanisms for holding such data, the XML context within which data items are formatted also becomes an issue. Whereas much research work has recently focused on the problem of schema evolution in XML databases, less attention has been devoted to schema versioning in such databases. In this paper, we propose an approach for schema versioning in multi-temporal XML databases. This approach is based on the XML Schema language for describing XML schema, and is database consistency-preserving.

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Brahmia Z. and Bouaziz R. (2008). AN APPROACH FOR SCHEMA VERSIONING IN MULTI-TEMPORAL XML DATABASES . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-36-4, pages 290-297. DOI: 10.5220/0001707702900297


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Zouhaier Brahmia and Rafik Bouaziz},
title={AN APPROACH FOR SCHEMA VERSIONING IN MULTI-TEMPORAL XML DATABASES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={290-297},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001707702900297},
isbn={978-989-8111-36-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - AN APPROACH FOR SCHEMA VERSIONING IN MULTI-TEMPORAL XML DATABASES
SN - 978-989-8111-36-4
AU - Brahmia Z.
AU - Bouaziz R.
PY - 2008
SP - 290
EP - 297
DO - 10.5220/0001707702900297