By Timo Selvaraj
Excited to find a way to search through files stored on Amazon S3 using Lucene based SearchBlox. With a large number of companies and developers using S3 for storage, the need to search through the files stored on the cloud has emerged as a key requirement. SearchBlox provides an easy way to create an index of files on the local disk and search them. And s3fs provides a simple way to mount a S3 storage bucket to your server. With the combination of s3fs and SearchBlox, you have a very powerful, free and simple way to search through the files stored on S3. SearchBlox also provides an end user interface which allows you to setup your search and allow users to directly search them. Use Amazon’s Free Tier and setup your entire your store and search capability on the cloud. SearchBlox provides complete control over your index and search for free!