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Database search engine

Database search engine
There are several categories of search engine software: Web search or full-text search (example: Lucene), database or structured data search (example: Dieselpoint), and mixed or enterprise search (example: Google Search Appliance). The largest web search engines such as Google and Yahoo! utilize tens or hundreds of thousands of computers to process billions of web pages and return results for thousands of searches per second. High volume of queries and text processing requires the software to run in highly distributed environment with high degree of redundancy. Modern search engines have the following main components: Searching for text-based content in databases or other structured data formats (XML, CSV, etc.) presents some special challenges and opportunities which a number of specialized search engines resolve. Database search engines were initially (and still usually are) included with major database software products. See also[edit] External links[edit]

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