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Native XML database

Xindice is an native XML database intended to manage large numbers of small XML documents. It stores and indexes compressed XML documents; the server queries these collections using XPath. The server is lightweight and can be embedded in custom applications or run as a standalone database. This is the project formarly known as dbxml; the name change became effective December 2001.


Users guide available in HTML format from; Developer's guide available from; System administrator's guide available from


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License:ApacheJanet Casey22 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

The Xindice Project Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Required to useJDK 1.3 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.


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