Crawlers

Comparison of Open Source Web Crawlers for Data Mining and Web Scraping: TOP3 Pros+Cons

The Best open-source Web Crawling Frameworks in 2020 On my hunt for the right back-end crawler for my startup I took a look at several open-source systems. After some initial research, I narrowed the choice down to the three systems that seemed to be the most mature and widely used:  Scrapy (Python),  Heritrix (Java), Apache Nutch(Java). What …

Feature Focus: Data Mining

This Feature Focus came at the request of you, the people! We had a tidal wave of (three) emails asking for a piece on our data mining functionality, so that’s what you’re getting. Analysts use our ‘Data Mining’ tool to quickly extract valuable insights from massive datasets – without having to get tangled up in …