SearchBlox is a J2EE Search Component that delivers out-of-the-box search functionality for fast and easy implementation with your websites, applications, intranets and portals. SearchBlox uses the Lucene Search API and incorporates integrated HTTP/HTTPS and File System crawlers, support for various document formats including HTML, Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel, support for indexing and searching content in 18 languages and fully customizable search results, all controlled from a browser-based Admin Console.
Main features in this release:
- Support for Disk-based search index. Administrators can now choose where the index is held during operations, In-Memory or On-Disk
- Preset filter: a pre-defined search query that will be automatically added to the enduser's search query
- Indexing performance and stability improvements
- Bug fixes
SearchBlox is available as a Web Archive (WAR) and is deployable on any Servlet 2.3/JSP 1.2 compliant server. SearchBlox Getting-Started Guides are available for the following servers:
JBoss - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_jboss.html
Jetty - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_jetty.html
JRun - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_jrun.html
Oracle - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_oracle.html
Pramati - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_pramati.html
Resin - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_resin.html
Sun - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_sun.html
Tomcat - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_tomcat.html
Weblogic - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_weblogic.html
Websphere - http://www.searchblox.com/gettingstarted_websphere.html
SearchBlox is also available as SearchBlox Server. The Server is an integrated application incorporating everything you need to run SearchBlox. The Server includes SearchBlox J2EE Component, the Jetty Application Server and the Java Runtime Environment(JRE) 1.4. With the SearchBlox Server, there are no additional software requirements to deploy SearchBlox.
The SearchBlox FREE Edition is available free of charge and can index up to 1000 documents.
The software can be downloaded from http://www.searchblox.com