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From Andrus Adamchik <>
Subject Re: Integrating Lucene with Cayenne
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2006 09:39:26 GMT
Thanks, interesting... Certainly writing it from scratch doesn't look  
trivial. Since Compass supports integration with many other ORMs, I  
guess we may concentrate on writing a Compass Device for Cayenne then.


On Apr 18, 2006, at 1:24 PM, karl wettin wrote:
> 18 apr 2006 kl. 11.11 skrev Andrus Adamchik:
>> I've been thinking for some time about integrating Cayenne ORM  
>> engine with Lucene to provide database full text search capability  
>> that is db-agnostic and works off of the Cayenne metadata. Now  
>> with the Summer of Code approaching [1], this seems like a good  
>> idea of a student project.
>> As I have next to zero experience with Lucene, I figured I'd ask  
>> for advice from the community. More specifically what I have in  
>> mind is an ORM query that does a full text search across a  
>> predefined combination of object properties, first looking in the  
>> Lucene index for matching object ids, and then fetching those  
>> objects with Cayenne.
>> Basically I am trying to understand whether such idea has merit  
>> (i.e. am I reinventing the wheel? Or is this something too trivial  
>> to even bother with integration?)
> I know nothing about Cayenne, but take a look at what Compass does.
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