"The odds are good that the LAMP stack is running somewhere
inside your company. The acronym refers to the foundational
foursome of the open-source movement: The Linux operating system,
Apache Web server, MySQL database and, collectively, the Perl, PHP
and Python programming languages. Development tools such as Eclipse
and application servers such as JBoss have also gained
popularity--and trust--especially now that major vendors such as
IBM, BEA Systems and Borland have adopted or supported them
commercially. But what about the next step up the software ladder?
Is open source ready for ERP, business intelligence or CRM..."?