Date Added: Jul 2012
The growing use of XML data format in global information needs an effective XML data management system. With the rapid growth of XML data in internet, users are confronted with big data issues; it's becoming a new research direction for managing massive XML data now. Conventional centralized data management technologies are limited in the aspects of efficiency, throughout and maintenance cost. This ability coupled with the increase use of XML data in different areas have triggered the need for a better method to structure a large data in order to improve query performance. Issues concerning the ways to efficiently partition large XML documents into a more manageable form are yet to be addressed.