Chapter 5. Query

This chapter covers

  • Query overview
  • CMIS Query syntax
  • Advanced Query functions
  • Full-text search syntax

In the last chapter, we spent a lot of time describing types in order to prepare you for this chapter. As we mentioned at the beginning of chapter 4, without metadata you wouldn’t have an elegant method for narrowing your searches. Remember the example from the beginning of chapter 4, where we were searching for a specific photo of an elephant? Flexible query capabilities might not be a big deal when you’re shuffling through your filing cabinet at home, but wait until you’re searching on the scale of Enterprise Content Management systems, where you might be talking about billions of documents. At that scale, you’d better ...

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