Macimum News: Microsoft Feeling LAMP's Heat; Is Apple?
Jun 30, 2005, 18:15 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis Sellers)
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"Lately, Microsoft has been feeling the heat from a hot LAMP, a
combination of the Linux operating system (the 'L'), Apache Web
server (the 'A'), MySQL database (the 'M') and scripting languages
PHP, Perl or Python (choose any for the 'P') . The Big M has
launched a strategy to extinguish LAMP (or at least dissuade its
clients from using it), but what is Apple's response?
"Microsoft's anti-LAMP strategy is to heap features into its
low-end products and to build a comprehensive set of
tools—spanning development to management—in the hopes
of making Windows Server more attractive..."