Chapter 3. Guvnor: Centralized Knowledge Management

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating our model definition with the Model Editor

  • Importing our model definition

  • Creating data enumerations

  • Using From Collect patterns in the Guided BRL Editor

  • Organizing knowledge with Working Sets

  • Creating rules templates

  • Creating knowledge snapshots


Guvnor is the business rules manager included with Drools to manage knowledge and to be a centralized repository for Drools knowledge bases. However, it is not just used to manage rules, because it has extra features that make it a robust business rules manager ready to be used in any production environment.

This chapter will cover recipes more oriented to rules authoring and knowledge management, showing ...

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