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BaseX 8.5: The Summer Edition

05.07.2016 14:15

A new Summer Edition of BaseX is available! Our XML database system and XQuery 3.1 processor provides the following new stunning features:

DATABASE JOBS
- all registered database jobs are now centrally administered
- jobs can be scheduled (periodical execution, start/end time)
- job results can be cached and retrieved later on
- new Jobs Module: XQuery functions for managing jobs
- new commands: JOBS [LIST|RESULT|STOP]
- DBA: visualization of currently registered jobs

XQUERY
- parallel execution via xquery:fork-join (thank you, James Wright!)
- alignments with the latest changes in the XQuery 3.1 specification
- easy chaining of update operations with the 'update' keyword
- numerous optimizations, smarter rewritings and heuristics

XQUERY MODULES
- File, Conversion, Fetch Module: handling of invalid XML characters
- Inspection Module: inspect:function-annotations added

OPTIONS
- LOGPATH: custom path for logging data
- CACHETIMEOUT: timeout for dropping cached job results
- AUTHMETHOD: `custom` added to skip authentication

Check out docs.basex.org to get more information!