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I wanted to pose a question to the community regarding data storage. This has been (is) an issue I am actively trying to address.

 

I am sure many of you will relate to this situation: As I perform research (mainly internet-based, at this point in time), I acquire data in many different formats (PDFs, Word docs, text, PowerPoint slides, Excel files, etc... a little bit of everything, but mainly PDFs and text, lots and lots of text.)

 

I will not mention the tools I have tried, since I would like to see if you have tried the same tools.

 

I have considered creating a database on my own to store the data. Also, I am in the process of installing Traction TeamPage on a server; that program may well solve my storage headaches, but I would still welcome any/all input anyone can provide.

 

I should mention: I do not (no surprise for most of you, I am sure) have a huge budget for CI tools, so any enterprise-level (read expensive) tools are out of the question... maybe one day.

 

Thank you in advance for any input you can provide.

 

Cameron

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I think you might need to be more specific.

What are your problems with data storage?  Searching through the stored data?

Hi Cameron!

Archivarius 3000 is a full-featured application to search documents and e-mail on the desktop computer, your local network and removable drives (CD, DVD). The documents can be searched by content, the same as with Internet search engines. - The best search engine. 90% of Russian CI professionals use it. http://www.likasoft.com/document-search/index-en.shtml

It is not expensive at all. For from 1 to 11 users prices will from EUR 45 to EUR 285
Formula: 24 * Count + 21

RGDS

Alex

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