Archive for June, 2010

Is LAMP Still a Popular Choice for Web Development?

June 20th, 2010 Leave a comment 3 comments
Is LAMP Still a Popular Choice for Web Development?

LAMP, which stands for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP, has become a very popular web development platform over the last several years. New platforms like Ruby on Rails, ASP.Net and J2EE have been rising stars in web development. So is LAMP still a popular choice for web development? Not only is LAMP as popular as always, but it should be popular for the many benefits it provides over other platforms. Cost Naturally, cost is the first item to consider when comparing the open source LAMP stack to commercial platforms like J2EE or ASP.Net. Open source products are free for download which makes… View full post »

Cloud Computing – The Holy Grail of Business

June 11th, 2010 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment
Cloud Computing - The Holy Grail of Business

Cloud computing has in many ways become a household name. We hear about applications living in the “cloud” on a regular basis. Cloud computing does offer a lot of benefit to businesses looking to offload the enormous amounts of data they generate and the expensive hardware to maintain that data. However, cloud computing may not be the super solution that everyone seems to be suggesting. Obviously, the cloud provides a lot of benefit to a business. The ability to purchase computing power in units that represent disk storage, CPU cycles and RAM is revolutionary. For decades… View full post »