Dell Ups Wattage of LAMP

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2005-08-08 Print this article Print

Dell is now offering direct support for two more key elements of the LAMP stack: MySQL and JBoss.

On Monday, Dell announced that it is moving forward with enterprise-level support, not just for Linux, but also for two more key elements of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP/Perl) stack: MySQL and JBoss. MySQL AB Network subscriptions and JBoss Inc.s Network support subscriptions are now available.
A company representative said, "Customers can now turn to Dell for an end-to-end LAMP solution stack comprised of PowerEdge servers, Red Hat Inc.s RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) or Novell Inc. SLES (SuSE Linux Enterprise Server) operating systems, MySQL database application, MySQL Network, JBoss application server software and JBoss Network."
Read more here about how Michael Dell personally invested in Red Hat. MySQL is a key part of the popular LAMP stack that can be used to run Web sites and businesses. At the same time, Dell and Rackspace Ltd., a major Web-hosting company that supports Linux are offering a supported Dell/Linux/MySQL package for companies seeking a hosted LAMP solution for their advanced Web server needs. You can also now buy JBoss Professional Support offering with the JBoss Network, which delivers services and software to help support and manage the JBoss Middleware environment directly through Dell. Click here to read more about how Novell expanded its partnerships with HP, JBoss. The JBoss Network is made up of a customer support portal that provides access to support case management, knowledge tools and software updates along with an enterprise-management platform that provides inventory management, J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) administration and monitoring of (JEMS (JBoss Enterprise Middleware System). This move comes on the heels of the recently announced deal between Novell and JBoss for Novell to become the first Linux infrastructure vendor to offer enterprise-level support for JEMS. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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