> Has anyone here done substantial work using eXist with TEI-encoded
> files? Ideally, I'd like to hear about experiences with creating (and have
> a look at examples of) interfaces for using eXist to search aggregations
> of texts. But any and all anecdotes are welcome.
My experience is one of failure to scale up.
I'd be very interested to hear from anyone putting more than
500MB of TEI into eXist and running non-trivial xpath or jQuery
queries over it with response times of less than 5 seconds or so.
64 bit hardware / OS / Java does help, but not much