Alta Vista

Alta Vista

(World-Wide Web)
A World-Wide Web site provided by Digital which features a very fast Web and Usenet search engine.

As of April 1996 its word index is 33GB in size. AltaVista is currently (June 1996) the largest Web index, with 30 million pages from 225,000 servers, and three million articles from 14,000 Usenet news groups. It is accessed over 12 million times per weekday.

http://altavista.digital.com/.
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11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Scott Jackson , President of Alta Vista Technology ( AVT ) jumps literally into the cloud.
Yard Rear Loader Garbage Truck for its Solid Waste Department at 263 Alta Vista Road.
Soon the Alberta teenagers were raising money to visit Alta Vista to deliver gifts, including SUCCESS for Teens books (the basic curriculum for the program), to, kids there.
Grosz is the President and CEO of Alta Vista Benefits, LLC, a local independent insurance agency that specializes in health insurance for companies and individuals and long term care.
Mook, a former chairman of the Nevada Credit Union League and a veteran of Las Vegas-based Cumorah, is the new president/CEO of Alta Vista CU in San Bernardino.
Web searching services such as Alta Vista and Google are now everyday tools for information seeking.
Alta Vista last week attempted to recapture some of its former glory as one of the top search engines with a major re-vamp and concerted PR effort.
From April 1 to June 30, Newhall Land sold residential lots in its Alta Vista development to Greystone Homes, which will build 326 houses and 90 multiple-family homes, according to results released Wednesday.
DoubleClick also stands to benefit from the scheduled fourth-quarter brand promotion by Alta Vista, its largest client, Rohan said.
Alta Vista is generally recognized by the online community as "the search engine's search engine.
In addition to links and page descriptions, Alta Vista also tells you when a page was last updated - a nice touch, because the Web has a surprising number of outdated pages.
Since new sites are being added all the time and addresses change, the most current information can be had by browsing Alta Vista (www.