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May 17, 2004, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alan Zeichick)

"Don't make the mistake of thinking you'll need a pricey portal for your enterprise or departmental project. The big-ticket suites arguably offer larger feature sets and broader support, but they're by no means the only deal in town.

"Metadot, a popular and well-respected portal server, is available as a free download under the GNU General Public License. Metadot is designed to run primarily on the open source LAMP platform--Linux, the Apache Web server, the MySQL database, arid the Perl programming language. The Perl application can also be run on Solaris and Windows, and can be configured to use Oracle instead of MySQL..."

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