This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
XML is not a permanent solution to data base. I can say XML IS ONE FORM OF STORAGE WHERE U CAN STORE THE DATA. If the data is very less then other than storing in a Data base ,we can store it in a XML format and we can apply all sort of logic that u apply for databses to retrive the data.The data stored in the XML can be retrived by parsers like SAX,DOM.