Oracle XQuery
As the innovation leader in commercial database technology, Oracle Database 10g Release2 debuts a full-featured and high performance database-native XQuery engine. This native XQuery engine empowers organizations with a versatile tool for querying, aggregating, and transforming the rapidly growing volume of XML data from diverse data sources.

Technical Information
 JSR 225: XQuery API for Java TM (XQJ) Reference Implementation and Technology Compatibility Kit downloads:
[ Reference Implementation (RI)] [ Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK)]
 New Features in Oracle XML DB for Oracle Database 11g Release 1 (PDF) July 2007
 Oracle Database 11g XML DB Technical Overview (PDF) July 2007
 Oracle Database 11g XML DB Presentation (PDF) July 2007
 Downloadable Demo for Oracle Database 10g Release 2 XML DB/XQuery:
[ Instructions] [ Source] [ A Larger Sample Data Set]
 XQuery 1.0 is now a W3C standard Jan 2007
 Download Oracle OpenWorld 2006 San Francisco Presentations on Oracle XML DB and XQuery Oct 2006
 XQuery Support in Oracle Database 10g Release 2: An Oracle OpenWorld 2005presentation (PDF) Sep 2005
 Oracle Database 10g Release 2 XQuery Data Sheet (PDF) July 2005
 XML Query (XQuery) Support in Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (PDF) May 2005
 Mastering XML DB Queries in Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (PDF) Mar 2005
 W3C XQuery Specification Editor Daniela Florescu on the road ahead Jan 2005
 Querying XML: An Oracle OpenWorld 2004 Technical White Paper Dec 2004

Articles and Columns
 Introducing XQJ: A Java API for XQuery May 2007
 Go XML Jan 2007
 XQuery: A 360-Degree View Jun 2006
 XQuery Flowers Sep 2005
 Oracle Database 10g Just Got Better Sep 2005
 XQuery: A New Way to Search Jan 2005
 Developer XML: XQuery Tricks and Traps Jan 2004
 Developer XML: Updating XQuery Nov 2003
 Developer XML: X Is for XQuery May 2003

Technical Conference Papers
 Towards An Enterprise XML Architecture Jun 2005
 Native XQuery Processing in Oracle XML DB Jun 2005
 Towards An Industrial Strength SQL/XML Infrastructure Apr 2005
 Query Rewrite for XML in Oracle XML DB Sep 2004