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Wall Street & Technology Online: Novell Adds MySQL Open-Source Database To Netware

Oct 22, 2002, 22:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Karpinski)

"Novell on Monday said it will ship a licensed version of the open-source MySQL database with every version of Netware, giving users of Netware access to the same development tools and apps that run on the Linux platform.

"Novell now has Netware-native versions of not only MySQL but also the Apache Web server and PHP development platform. Those tools, when run on the Linux platform, go by the moniker 'LAMP' and offer an alternative Web applications platform to both Java and Microsoft's .Net. For Novell, 'NAMP'--nor Netware plus Apache, MySQL, and PHP--offers a way to keep its developers from jumping over to Linux, said Kris Magnusson, chair of Novell's open-source review board..."

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