Search Tools Product Report
Blue Angel MetaStar
Platform: Java Servlet
Price: seems to range from $995 to $10,995
- Gathers information from external sources
- Distributed search supports Z39.50 and US Government ASF standards.
- Combines external and internal content for searching
- MetaStar Harvester robot can crawl web sites to gather pages
- Recognizes metadata tags.
- Converts documents or records to XML for storage.
- Server-side application framework in Java
- Java Servlet works with IIS, Netscape and Apache, Tomcat and JRun
- Requires a database back end such as Oracle or MS SQL server
- Often used in GILS (Government Information Locator Systems)