November 22nd, 2002

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Products Reports: CGISRCH - AnalogX CGI Search Engine

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CGISRCH - AnalogX CGI Search Engine

Product Information

Platform: Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, ME and XP
Price: free

Features

  • Integrates with Windows web servers
  • Zip file installation
  • Indexes local files with user-definable exclusions
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Product Report: BUS (Bottom-Up Scheme) Indexer and Search Engine

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BUS (Bottom-Up Scheme) Indexer and Search Engine

Warning: this product has no indication of continuing development

BUS is an index and search engine that recognizes SGML and XML file structures and hierarchies. It is being developed by a professor of Computer Engineering at Chungnam National University, Republic of Korea. It creates relatively small indexes (30-50% of the original document set size). There are options for Boolean and Vector search, DTD structure, element counting, and so on.

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Product Report: Doclinx

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Doclinx Search Engines

Product Information

Platform: Windows, Unix: Solaris, Linux, also Java J2EE version
Price: contact company

Features

  • TeraXML is a code library for enterprise knowledge mining.
    • Scales to terabytes of data
    • Stores security information for each document
    • Indexes office file formats, HTML, Adobe Acrobat PDF, Microsoft Word and over 200 other formats.
    • Fast indexing, can handle over 4 GB per hour
    • Compressed indexes, as little as 25% of original document size.
    • Designed for multiple load-balanced search servers
    • Structured search using XQuery and XPath
    • Text search query language supports Boolean operators, phrase search, fuzzy, wildcards, proximity and stemming
    • Handles European and Asian languages using Unicode (UTF-8)
  • Docsan E-commerce Server
    • Online sales system for content-based products such as reports or music files.
    • Includes the TeraXML search engine
    • Shopping cart included
    • Personalization tools
    • Integrates with corporate databases, sales tax, credit card processing.
  • Docsan CD Publisher
    • Java CD content publishing system
    • Integrated live web update
    • Stores index on CD
    • Handles European and Asian languages
    • Full-text and fielded search using a browser
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Product Report: DocFather (SFS Software)

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DocFather (SFS Software)

Provides site map, shows you the alphabetical subjects and index terms and well as searching.
(Formerly known as SiteSearch.)

Product Information (follow the link to Knowledge Management - DocFather)

Price: Internet: $495 per server, Intranet: $1,495 per server, CD-ROM: $1,890 for 1,000 CDs, $3495 for 10,000 CDs.
Platform: 100% pure Java

Versions

  • January, 2000: version 3 includes PDF file indexing, export of keywords to JDBC/ODBC databases.
  • September 1999: version 2.6.1 includes meta indexing, sorted results, faster indexing and additional customization options.
  • August 1998: version 2.1 with system language support for English, German, Norwegian, Spanish, Portuguese and Swedish, more automation and case insensitivity option. CD available.

Features

  • Unusual Java applet approach with site map and index in same applet window
  • Multiple language support, including Estonian, Italian: Internathional version can index documents in Chinese, Japanese or Hebrew.
  • CD-ROM indexing version

Articles

    • DocFather Office Edition ZDNet Software Library, April 19, 1999
      Short product description, 5 star rating in Java tools section.

    • JARS Top 5% rating (Java Applet Rating Service) in the Java Search Engines category

Examples

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Product Report: FusionBot

This is an off-site copy of the corresponding Product report page on the SearchTools.com website, and it is designed to allow you to comment on the product and/or the reporting. For more information about the topic of search and tools visit SearchTools.com where you can browse many articles, in-depth analysis and overviews of external resources.

FusionBot

Product Information

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Platform: any Internet-accessible site
Price: free with ads up to 250 pages; 500 pages, more reports, no ads & weekly updates: $20 per month; 1,500 pages & more updates: $60 per month; 5,000 pages and phone support: $200 per month; higher page counts available.

Features

  • Custom page ranking interface allows search admins to add weight to certain pages to create manual recommendations for specific search queries or all searches. (Paid versions only)
  • Can handle multiple sites to generate a topical portal.
  • Indexing robot spider, can control spider speed.
  • Paid version can index and search PDF (Adobe Acrobat) files, Macromedia Flash, Microsoft Word, and Excel .
  • Indexes pages protected by passwords using HTTP Basic Authentication
  • Indexes via HTTPS (authenticated access using SSL).
  • Can crawl sites using cookies, session states, or HTML forms.
  • Can exclude unwanted sections of sites from indexing.
  • Supports multiple character sets including Latin, Cyrillic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and Turkish (ISO 8859).
  • Index with stemming (finds plurals), optional.
  • Stopword and common words removed from index (optional).
  • Interface plug-ins for Macromedia Dreamweaver/Ultradev and Adobe GoLive.
  • Interface elements for search forms, including radio buttons and menus.
  • Multiple search form interfaces including search zones and password options.
  • Internet query operators, wildcard and phrase searching.
  • Option to sort search results by date.
  • Hit highlighting in results.
  • Multiple search results interfaces and templates, including raw XML.
  • Paid versions have more results customization, including ad banner integration.
  • Jump to closest anchor on long pages (try searching for topicmaps on this site).
  • Custom no-matches options (paid versions only)
  • Automatic sitemap.
  • Search reporting includes recent search terms, visitors, keywords, traffic.

Examples