Declaring an Intent allows you to optimize OrientDB in one call for a specific class of operations. While these declaration won't offer you much benefit under general usage, they can dramatically speed up performance for a specific task, such as a large insert or complex read.
Currently, OrientDB supports the following intents:
||Optimizes OrientDB for a large write operation|
||Optimizes OrientDB for a large read operation|
||Optimizes OrientDB to operate without a cache|
Each of these classes is a subclass of