Open Source Without Tears
Mar 07, 2008, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew McKenzie)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Open-source software can save a small business loads of time,
money and trouble. That's a good thing, because the process of
finding the right open-source app to meet your business needs can
be a royal pain in the butt--unless, that is, you know where to
begin your open-source software hunt.
"As you may have guessed, I'm not talking about Google.
Everyone's favorite search engine will eventually cough up the
answers to your open-source questions, but only after dragging you
through enough dead-end ghost sites, half-baked vaporware, and
shareware bait-and-switch scams to turn a grown adult into a
blubbering basket case..."