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XML Document Parsing: Operational and Performance Characteristics
September 2008 (vol. 41 no. 9)
pp. 30-37
Jyh-Charn Liu, Texas A&M University
Parsing is an expensive operation that can degrade XML processing performance. A survey of four representative XML parsing models—DOM, SAX, StAX, and VTD—reveals their suitability for different types of applications.

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Index Terms:
online information services, information storage and retrieval, information technology and systems, XML processing
Tak Cheung (Brian) Lam, Jianxun Jason Ding, Jyh-Charn Liu, "XML Document Parsing: Operational and Performance Characteristics," Computer, vol. 41, no. 9, pp. 30-37, Sept. 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.403
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