Thunderstone is the ideal solution for large-scale, complex information retrieval challenges. Thunderstone is an easy-to administer, powerful search software platform that is the original platform to marry a powerful SQL relational database and a full-text search engine. That means one single package that’s perfect for a wide range of enterprise search applications.

Thunderstone is used in many Internet, real-time and integrated applications, such as:

  • Message profiling and handling
  • Image library management
  • Help-desk support
  • Online news retrieval
  • Business intelligence
  • Research libraries and academic search
  • Litigation support
  • Internet retail operations

Features/Benefits

THE VERSATILITY OF SQL IN A FULL-FEATURED, FULL-TEXT SEARCH ENGINE SOFTWARE PLATFORM

THE VERSATILITY OF SQL IN A FULL-FEATURED, FULL-TEXT SEARCH ENGINE SOFTWARE PLATFORM

Thunderstone is the core technology for all Thunderstone products. It is one of the only search engine software platforms available with the fully-integrated structure of an SQL relational database (RDBMS) that intelligently queries and manages databases containing natural language text, standard data types, geographic information, images, video, audio, and other payload data. Thunderstone is also versatile enough to be customized for use as a content management, e-commerce, portal, or knowledge management system.

THE POWER OF STRUCTURED AND UNSTRUCTURED SEARCH

THE POWER OF STRUCTURED AND UNSTRUCTURED SEARCH

Thunderstone is designed for applications that require both structured and unstructured types of searching (such as online publishing, interactive catalogs, classified advertising, digital asset management, intelligence and web searching). Because Thunderstone is based on the versatility of open standard SQL as its application development model, it offers a number of advantages for addressing a wide range of complicated search requirements. No matter the data structure, Thunderstone can handle it.

UNLIMITED SIZE

UNLIMITED SIZE

Thunderstone is the only relational database that can store and search text documents of unlimited size within standard database tables. Full-featured scripting language allows you to quickly build your own native or rich web-based application. If help is needed in application building, Thunderstone has experienced consultants available and ready to assist.

UNLIMITED SEARCH

UNLIMITED SEARCH

There is no inherent limit to the number of records or documents Thunderstone can search. It is routinely used on the most heavily trafficked web sites for indexing and searching databases of tens of millions of large records and even hundreds of millions of records. Thunderstone is also flexible enough to implement unanticipated new search functionality as the need arises. Thunderstone’s search results pages can also be customized to show the right results for a user’s search queries and search terms.

NATURAL LANGUAGE QUERIES

NATURAL LANGUAGE QUERIES

Text search operators in Thunderstone have an English language vocabulary of 250,000 word and phrase concept associations for natural language queries. Thunderstone also provides excellent proximity control, fuzzy searches, true regular expression matching and written numerical value searches for even more refined, accurate searches.

CAST A WIDE SEARCH NET

CAST A WIDE SEARCH NET

Thunderstone can index more than 150 relevant document formats, including PDFs, word processing documents and more, as well as graphics, music, newswire feeds, and email or discussion groups. Users can find information indexed directly from a database for even more advanced search capabilities. Databases supported include MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, and PostgreSQL.

CUSTOM SEARCH SOLUTIONS

CUSTOM SEARCH SOLUTIONS

Thunderstone can discuss your project with you to understand your goals, timeline, budget and any other factors. Our extensive experience and product depth allow us to assess which solution would best fit your needs.


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Download/Pricing

Download/Pricing

Thunderstone is available as a free downloadable version. If you need additional features or capabilities, the full Texis product is also available.

Get a Head Start

Get a Head Start

In three easy steps, the thunderstone head start program quickly delivers successful search results.

Protect Your Investment

Protect Your Investment

All thunderstone search solutions come with a perpetual license software, the ability to easily scale and penalty-free upgrades.