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Documentum Webtop Musings

Documentum Webtop Musings

Webtop has been Documentum's flagship user interface (UI) since its introduction in Documentum v5 (circa 2003) and has an enormous worldwide install base. It's built upon solid (though dated) technology, methodology, and standards. It's also built upon/with a solid...

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Caliente Benchmark

Armedia's Caliente is a high-performance content migration tool designed to quickly and easily import content and metadata into a variety of leading content management systems (CMS). Caliente has been used in numerous projects delivered by Armedia and is currently in...

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Query Results Truncated in Documentum

Recently, some colleagues and I were discussing whether the Content Server truncated result sets for large queries. They insisted that it did and that the largest result set Documentum would return was 1000 rows or 350 rows from any single source (the default values...

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Finding an Object’s Content File in Documentum

You probably know that Documentum (in its default state) stores content on the file system and retains a pointer to the content in its database. Likely, you have navigated the file store on the Content Server and discovered directories like...

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High Volume Server (Part 2)

HVS (Part 2) Data Partitioning Before we delve into Data Partitioning, here’s a review of some fundamental database concepts. In terms of this article the focus will be on Oracle as the database. Fundamental Database (ORACLE) concepts: A Table: (i) Stores structured...

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High Volume Server (HVS) Part1

After hearing so much about EMC Documentum HVS, we decided to look under the hood to understand what the hype was all about. What is HVS? Made broadly available in version 6.5 (you need to purchase the key) it is a generic term that refers to 3 broad areas of...

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