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The State of Open Source: Zack Urlocker, MySQL

Mar 26, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Snyder)

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"What do you see as the more pressing challenges and opportunities for open source given the current tech climate?

"As with most systems software, it needs to continue to get easier to use. MySQL, Apache, PHP, Linux, JBoss, etc., are popular because they are powerful and easy to use. They are far less complex than some of the old proprietary software that was developed in the 1990s. But there's still a ways to go to ensure that all the software works well together with a single, simplified installation..."

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