Tag Archives: DC-X

Being a few months into a medium-sized DC-X installation, I’d like to share a few real-world numbers regarding image and text import speed. During mass import runs, the system had a relatively high load but was still usable. I’m quite happy with the performance so far: 50,000 images imported per hour (off-the-shelf DC-X importer); includes […]

I was excited when Apple anounced the new Mac mini Server, and was allowed to buy one for the company to install DC-X on it. It’s a beautiful computer, and very small, of course! The mini makes no noise at all and doesn’t require a keyboard, mouse or display after the initial installation. The perfect […]

Content is imported (ingested/catalogued) into DC-X using one of these methods: Users or automated processes are dropping files and folders into “hotfolders” monitored by DC-X. Users are manually uploading files using the DC-X browser interface. Users are creating new text documents in the web-based DC-X editor. DC-X is fetching remote data via HTTP in the […]

[We’re currently preparing a Technical Whitepaper on our new DC-X product, and will write parts of it on this blog. Feedback is welcome. Please note: While we wouldn’t usually edit regular blog posts, we’ll probably modify the parts of this series regularly to mirror the evolving whitepaper.] This chapter summarizes the most important features and […]

Those who know our products are aware that we’ve partnered with Oracle for a very long time. While in the beginning there was DC3 with its proprietary, but very fast and efficient fulltext search engine, our DC4 and DC5 product lines relied heavily on Oracle Text. (With the exception of a few PostgreSQL-based installations, integrated […]

Gemeinsam mit dem Hamburger Systemintegrator SNAP Innovations starten wir jetzt an der Technischen Universit√§t Dortmund ein sehr interessantes Cross-Media-Projekt. Ab dem kommenden Sommersemester werden die Studierenden im Fachbereich Journalistik mit DC-X als zentralem Newsdesk in den Bereichen Print, Online, TV und Radio arbeiten. Im Februar beginnen wir mit der Installation und bis Mitte April werden […]