Recently SNIA released a new version of the XAM SDK with lots of new features. Included in this SDK was a new Reference VIM. This post shows you how to use this SDK to write a small RSS ingester application in Java which uses the new Reference VIM as the XAM Storage System.
As well as providing vendor-independent means of creating, retrieving, modifying and deleting XSets, the SNIA XAM v1.0 specification also defines a query language (XAM QL), based on a subset of the SQL language, for selecting and retrieving the XUIDs of XSets based on content-defined criteria. The set of reserved words for this query language is quite small: select, where, and, or, not, like, exists, binding, readonly, typeof, length, date, TRUE, FALSE, before, after, contains, and within. By design, XAM queries look like an SQL select statement. The query language is case insensitive and uses the ASCII character set. Here is