Sedna XML database system 1.0 released!

June 28, 2006 | Comments Off

We are pleased to announce a version 1.0 of the Sedna XML database system.

Sedna is being developed since early 2003. It is our sixth release (previous releases were 0.1-0.5). Now Sedna has a quite complete set of features required for a database system.


  • Recovery
  • XQuery extended with support for: date, time, duration functions; all XPath axes; expressions on SequenceTypes (Instance Of, Typeswitch, Castable, Treat), Order By
  • The XQuery functions position(), last() are optimized
  • Event Log
  • Backup and Restore Utilities
  • Integration with dtSearch (, a commercial text retrieval engine (not included in the distributive, please contact us to get information on this feature)
  • Bug fixes


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