org.compass.gps.device.support.parallel
Interface IndexEntity

All Known Implementing Classes:
EntityInformation, EntityInformation, GenericIndexEntity, HibernateEntityInfo, SqlMapIndexEntity

public interface IndexEntity

Represents a groups of indexable conetnt associated with a name and provides the list of sub indexes it will be indexed into (for parallel indexing).

A typical implementation can be an ORM based device that has a Class as the Index Entity (with a simple select associated with it). In such a case, the index entity represents all the data that can be fetched basde on the Class type.

Author:
kimchy

Method Summary
 String getName()
          Returns the name of the index entity.
 String[] getSubIndexes()
          Returns a list of the sub indexes this indexable content the index entity represents is going to be indexed into.
 

Method Detail

getName

String getName()
Returns the name of the index entity.


getSubIndexes

String[] getSubIndexes()
Returns a list of the sub indexes this indexable content the index entity represents is going to be indexed into. Used for parallel indexing.



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