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Query This XML File on Linux

You are working as a system administrator and have been tasked with querying an XML file using only the CLI (Command Line Interface). You can download the file using the following `curl` command: ``` curl -O -L ``` Using the Java-based BaseX client, you will need to query this file for the name of the user with an ID of **1**, and find the ID of the user with the name **Sue**.

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Clock icon Jun 26, 2020

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  1. Challenge

    Start the BaseX Client

    irst you will need to download the BaseX client from

    curl -O -L

    The Java binaries will also be needed:

    sudo yum -y install java

    Finally, we can start the BaseX client:

    java -cp BaseX932.jar org.basex.BaseX
  2. Challenge

    Open the demo.xml File

    With the client installed and running, we can open the demo file:

    CREATE DB demo demo.xml
  3. Challenge

    Print the Name of the User with an ID of 1

    xquery /users/user[ID=1]/Name
  4. Challenge

    Print ID of the User with a Name of Sue

    xquery /users/user[Name="Sue"]/ID

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