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Table 1 The search engine outputs a larger number of matches and with a faster response time when compared it to a CSW catalogue based on a relational database

From: Hypermap registry: an open source, standards-based geospatial registry and search platform

  Search engine CSW catalogue
Keyword Number of results Average response time (ms) Number of results Average response time (ms)
Agriculture 879 0.015 444 1.297
Climate 1289 0.017 783 1.317
Farming 522 0.016 50 1.327
Health 1338 0.016 779 1.335
Ocean 767 0.016 476 1.344
Planning 2080 0.015 760 1.297
Population 1471 0.018 1302 1.317
Society 3162 0.016 157 1.328
Transportation 2197 0.017 1091 1.362
Utilities 1082 0.016 350 1.308