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Hey;

I have a Oracle table with a BLOB field. It is a XML format.

I tried to find any record with <Answer> is null which means they don't provide answer?

<ResourceInfoList>
    <ResourceInfo>
    </ResourceInfo>
  </ResourceInfoList>
  <Answers>
    <Answer id='1''></Answer>
    <Answer id='2' ></Answer>
 </Answers>

Can i do it via query? Or i need to write Java program to read it?

Thanks
 
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Shaju Kumbalath earned 2000 total points
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First  convert BLOB to CLOB using DBMS_LOB.CONVERTTOCLOB, then used EXTRACT function of XMLTYPE to get the values from XML file.
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Thanks for your help
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