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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AltaVista

(AltaVista Company, Palo Alto, CA) The first search engine to index every word on a page and provide a retrieval system to extract relevant information. Developed by Digital's Research Labs in Palo Alto in 1995, the AltaVista search engine was available in more than 25 languages in a variety of versions. In 2003, AltaVista was acquired by Overture, which was acquired by Yahoo! later in the year. In 2011, the AltaVista search was redirected to Yahoo!. See Web search engines and Overture.
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