BLOB-stored PDF’s can be indexed using Oracle Text using the AUTO_FILTER. This filter can also be applied when just converting the PDF to plain text. You don’t need an index in that case. However, this eats-all-type filter might be missing out on specific PDF documents, even if the PDF version in combination with its security settings are supported. What are the alternatives…
Suppose you own more than a few documents you more or less know the contents of, like a set of copies from the Oracle Documentation. At times, you’re looking for more reading about a certain topic but aren’t sure which of these documents to search for.
When work gets done during business days, that’s what this blog post is about. Moreover, when also the amount of business days is known upfront.