|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
Using interMedia Text to Search and Retrieve Data from XML Documents, 3 of 22
interMedia Text can be used to search XML documents. It extends Oracle8i by indexing any text or document stored in Oracle8i. It can also search documents in the operating system (flat files) and URLs.
interMedia Text enables the following:
interMedia Text is packaged with the other interMedia products, namely, image, audio, video, and geographic location services for web content management applications.
Users can query XML data stored in the database directly, without using interMedia Text. However, Intermedia Text is useful for boosting query performance.
See: Oracle8i interMedia Text Reference for more information about interMedia Text.