VDK Layer

Features in the K2 layer communicate in turn with the VDK layer. (VDK is an abbreviation for “Verity Developer’s Kit” or “Verity Development Kernel.”) The VDK layer holds the core searching and indexing capabilities of the Verity architecture. These capabilities include:

Content services such as indexing and collection creation, simple and advanced text search, parametric selection, and document clustering, as described in Building Collections and Classifying Information.


The document viewing service, as described in Retrieving and Displaying Documents.