Can’t do joins with MarkLogic? It’s just a matter of Semantics!

I had a great time at the recent MarkLogic conference and wanted to share just one thing: joins are not dead!  If you’re like me, you’ve spent the last 20 years working with relational databases.  When I first looked at MarkLogic, I was shocked (dismayed?) that there was no clear way to join tables.  Why?  Because there are no tables!?!?  Instead, we just have this mass of documents, some of which might contain data describing a <person> while others contain data describing a <car>.
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