How Does the MDEX Generate Geocode Distances Compared to the Google Maps Geocode API?

(Doc ID 2151728.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 6.2.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


We are seeing some discrepancies between Google and Endeca with geospatial search.  Endeca reports a 39 mile distance between two points while Google reports a 43 mile distance for the same distance.    

How is geocode distance calculated by the MDEX, and can it generate the same geocode data as the Google Maps Geocode API?



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