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Raging Search VS Altavista
Han_Chung




msg:24609
 11:12 pm on May 31, 2000 (gmt 0)

Hi,

Does Altavista and Raging Search both look at the same database for their results? Do they use different algorithms to determine page rankings?

I have a site that ranks #1 on Altavista, but it doesn't even appear on page 1 on Raging Search.

Regards,

Han.

 

rcjordan




msg:24610
 12:56 am on Jun 1, 2000 (gmt 0)

Han,

When they first announced, AV said that the algorithm was the same. But I just checked my site and you are right. I rank #2 in Raging and #1 in AV (woohoo!) and Raging lists 341,505 pages found while AV finds only 32,366 ???

Brett_Tabke




msg:24611
 7:50 pm on Jun 3, 2000 (gmt 0)

The majority looks virtually identicle to me.
Funny article on Raging from Research Buzz.

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