Sun Microsystems announced this week the release of an optimized AMP stack for its Unix-based Solaris 10 operating system and an expansion of its open source developer tools.
Dubbed "SAMP" (for Solaris plus AMP), the open source platform provides software developers and start-up enterprises enhanced programming tools to deploy a Web infrastructure . The AMP module consists of the open source programs Apache server, database MySQL and the Perl or PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) scripting languages. The Sun release includes the object-relational database management system PostgreSQL and the Python programming language.
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