To make supplement ,I can share with the workbench view and the reference implementation view.
The workbench view
The service configuration and running status:
We can see the result from the reference implementation (57076 records)
One best experience:
When meet with errors ,do not be afraid ,try to read the logs.
For example ,if the application we created is sampletest
The most important directory is <Endeca_installation_base_directory>/apps/<you application name>/logs
They are very useful in troubleshooting.