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LinuxWorld Magazine: Strengthening Open Source's Weakest Link

Sep 12, 2005, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Murugan Pal)

"Pop quiz: If one open source user tests 30 percent of an application, and another tests 20 percent, how much of the application has been tested?

"The answer is probably closer to 30 percent than 50 percent, since both users probably focused on common functions like start-up, shutdown, and data access. The problem gets amplified if the application is built for n-tier deployment based on service-oriented architecture. newspapers and broadcasters. The service handles between 150,000 and 500,000 pages of content per affiliate per day, supporting 11,000 concurrent users. MySQL, a free open source database, has been the backbone of AP Hosted News since 2002..."

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