LinuxWorld Magazine: Strengthening Open Source’s Weakest Link

“Pop quiz: If one open source user tests 30 percent of an
application, and another tests 20 percent, how much of the
application has been tested?

“The answer is probably closer to 30 percent than 50 percent,
since both users probably focused on common functions like
start-up, shutdown, and data access. The problem gets amplified if
the application is built for n-tier deployment based on
service-oriented architecture. newspapers and broadcasters. The
service handles between 150,000 and 500,000 pages of content per
affiliate per day, supporting 11,000 concurrent users. MySQL, a
free open source database, has been the backbone of AP Hosted News
since 2002…”


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