Marklogic module database

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aakashali
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Marklogic module database

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Why it is necessary to store the common code in modules database and what advantage it has ?

amitgope
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Re: Marklogic module database

Post by amitgope »

It's not mandatory to use modules database to store your executable xqueries but that is the best practice. Some points to use modules databases are:
1. It's more secure.
2. The ease of deployment when a code is being pushed into MarkLogic as against a file system which can be accessed by anyone.
3. User's with proper execute permissions can only run the queries.
4. Maintenance of code is easy.
5. MarkLogic extended rest services, which is an outstanding frame for creating rest end points, uses modules database instead of filesystem

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