Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Alexa Web Search Platform Beta

The Alexa Web Search Platform provides public access to the vast web crawl collected by Alexa Internet. Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexa's search and publication tools. Alexa provides compute and storage resources that allow users to quickly process and store large amounts of web data. Users can view the results of their processes interactively, transfer the results to their home machine, or publish them as a new web service. Read more. [Source: Alexa.com]

What can you do with the Alexa Web Search Platform Beta?

  • Three online web snapshots of up to 100 terabytes each

  • Powerful tools to sift through the content to create your own data set

  • Upload, compile and run your own programs on a processing cluster across the data set

  • Store your output on a storage cluster

  • Integrate your data into a search index

  • Access your new search via Amazon Web Services

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