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Linux-Watch: Which Stack is the Best Stack?

Jul 13, 2006, 01:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"eWEEK Labs has just completed one of the most comprehensive, real-world style tests of Linux, open-source, and .NET application stacks. The results were, from a Linux fan's point of view, annoying.

"The tests showed that such vanilla LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/PERL) stacks as SLES (SUSE Enterprise Linux Server) 9, Zope, ZODB, and PHP and a pure LAMP based on SLES, produced 'C' results. They weren't bad, but they weren't anywhere near as good as an out of the box .NET stack based on Windows Server 2003, IIS (Internet Information Server), SQL Server 2005, ASP (Active Server Pages), and SharePoint Portal Server 2003..."

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