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LinuxWorld Australia: The LAMP Alternative to J2EE or .Net

Apr 05, 2005, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Neil McAllister)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"When you think of enterprise web applications, it's only natural to think of J2EE and .Net. After all, these are the technologies most developers choose when implementing mission-critical apps. But as Friendster found out, the open source LAMP platform is a mature alternative that has a lot to offer, particularly for projects on a tight budget.

"The first three letters in LAMP stand for Linux, Apache, and MySQL, which comprise the OS, Web server, and database management system, respectively. Some developers dispute that Linux should be part of the equation; the same stack runs on Mac OS X, Unix, and even Windows..."

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