June 23rd, 2004

searchtools.com

Product Report: Dataparksearch

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.

DataparkSearch

Product Information

 Free open source search engine.

Platform: Unix
Price: free

Features

  • Supports http, https (SSL), ftp, nntp, news URLs, htdb virtual URL support for indexing SQL databases; html, xml, plain, MPEG, and gif files.
  • Option to query with all words, any words, or boolean queries.
  • Supports synonym lists and stopwords.
  • Indexes multilingual sites using content negotiation using ispell affixes and dictionaries
  • Multiple character sets supported.
  • Accent insensitive search option.
  • Phrase segmenting [tokenizing] for Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Thai Languages
  • Open source web-based search engine that uses the GNU Public Licence.
  • Includes an indexer and a web CGI front-end.
  • Supports external parsers.
  • Results can be sorted by relevancy, popularity rank, last modified time and by "importance" (which is a product of relevancy and popularity rank).
  • Can scale to at least 300,000+ pages (based on one example).
  • Effective caching gives significant time reduction in search times.
  • DataparkSearch Reference Manual is well done (Russian version as well).
  • Active and searchable forums in English and Russian.

Examples:

  • Sochi's Internet Search - Sochi, is a resort town in southwestern Russia on the Black Sea. Its search engine has about 100,000 pages.
  • 43°N 39°E - Searches English, Russian, German, and French sites.
  • News Lookup Service - Crawls news sites on the web, options tosearch news sites by media type, region, and/or different aspects of a page (title, body, etc.).
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Product REport: Datagold Search Software & Services

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.

Datagold Search Software & Services

Product Information

Platform: Windows NT or 2000, or as a remote search service
Price: Intranet - server and 5 users: $995; 20 user license $595; 50 user license $1,150; 100 user license $1,450; 1000 user license $3,850.
Service - 10,000 hits per month $750 per year; 50,000 hits per month $2,150 per year; 100,000 hits per month $3,750 per year

Features

  • Portal-oriented search engine handles many hosts
  • Local search engine for Intranets, hosted (ASP) remote search service for portals
  • Indexes many file formats, including SGML, RTF, PDF and Microsoft Word. Service can perform OCR as well.

Examples

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