Alta Vista definition 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.