The birth of the open source enterprise stack
Posted Jun 26, 2006 18:32 UTC (Mon) by dmantione
Parent article: The birth of the open source enterprise stack
Lets put it blunt:
Now the whole world uses a crap database, which, despite recent
imporvements is still hopelessly behind. The whole world uses a slow,
unelegant language PHP, which is full of pitfalls like SQL and HTML
injection vulnerabilities. Despite improvements over the years, PHP still
The result is that there are many, many software packages out there, that
are not as good aso they could be. (phpBB security leaks anyone?)
So, what should we be proud of? An insecure, unreliable web?
Seriously, there were better to much alternatives available at the time,
(PostgreSQL, AOLserver) which became niches, of which one reason was the
So, LAMP a success? It is a matter of taste.
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