International Journal of Computer Applications
With the rapid upsurge of web use and internet connectivity (access), the traditional search engines face significant challenges in the contemporary searches, response speed and the storage of bulk pages. The search engine contained in the cloud can help alleviate the identified shortcomings. This is simply because cloud computing is advantageous in mass data processing and storage. Through an analysis of a visual exploratory meta data search engine on a cloud platform, there will be strategies adopted to optimize the search engine in order to improve the overall performance and effectiveness of search.