Oracle Endeca – How to extract did you mean tokens from Navigation query result?

Sample program to extract did you mean tokens from navigation query result. This program is tested against the Oracle Endeca Discover Electronics application.

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Oracle Endeca – How to reduce the size of the Navigation query result?

By default Oracle Endeca Navigation query result would contain all the stored (searchable and non searchable) properties in the index. In many cases you may not want to show all the properties in the screen. Reducing the number of properties returned from the MDEX would also increase the performance of the whole query process. In [...]
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Oracle Endeca – Typeahead using Dimension search.

Most of us would have used the typeahead feature in different software systems. In today’s post we will look into type-ahead using Oracle Endeca dimension search. Different approaches to do type-ahead in Oracle Endeca. Dimension Keyword Search. Record Keyword Search. Dimension Keyword Search combined with predefined set of tokens. Dimension Keyword Search combined with search [...]
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com.endeca.navigation.ENEException: HTTP Error 404 – Navigation Engine not able to process request

I assume that you are in this page because you got the below given exception while you are querying oracle Endeca MDEX using jsp reference application or using your application code. Here is the exception.. com.endeca.navigation.ENEException: HTTP Error 404 – Navigation Engine not able to process request ‘http://localhost:15000/search?terms=QuickCam&rank=0&offset=0&irversion=630′. at com.endeca.navigation.OptiBackendRequest.getContent(Unknown Source) at com.endeca.navigation.OptiBackend.getDimensionSearch(Unknown Source) at [...]
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Oracle Endeca – Query Types.

Since you are reading this post I assume that you already know about Endeca Dimension and related concepts. Please refer Oracle Endeca core concepts and terms post for more details on Endeca dimensions. “Overview of Query Types” is one of the Endeca commerce certification topics. Oracle Endeca guided search supports two kinds of queries. Navigation Query. [...]
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Oracle Endeca – What is Dimension Group?

Since you are reading this post I assume that you already know about Oracle Endeca Dimensions. If not please visit Oracle Endeca Core Concepts and Terms post. What is Dimension Group? Dimension Group (com.endeca.navigation.DimGroup) is an immutable object used to group a collection of related Dimensions. (com.endeca.navigation.Dimension) Dimension Group is used to present a set of [...]
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Oracle Endeca – Core Concepts and Terms.

In this post I will make an attempt to explain the most important concepts and common terms used in Oracle Endeca world. What is Endeca? Endeca Technologies was founded in 1999 and privately held till last quarter of 2011. Oracle Corporation acquired Endeca Technologies on October, 2011 for a whopping $1.075 Billion. Endeca is a [...]
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BlockingQueue in Java – How to implement producer-consumer design using BlockingQueue?

Java 5 util.concurrent package provides a very useful class named “BlockingQueue” to implement producer-consumer design. In java 1.4 world developers used to use wait and notify mechanism to implement the same design. BlockingQueue class made code more readable and reduced the chances of bug in the code. In the below given example, we have a [...]
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Oracle Endeca Certifications.

As of today Oracle offers two Endeca solutions. Oracle Endeca Commerce. Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. (OEID) Oracle Endeca Commerce  is sold under the umbrella of  Commerce Solutions. The second one is sold under Business Intelligence category. Oracle Endeca Commerce. Oracle offers four Endeca Commerce certifications. Oracle Endeca Commerce 3.1 Implementation Specialist. (1Z0-471) Oracle Endeca Commerce 3.1 Sales Specialist. Oracle [...]
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