The rise of the "Open Source Software Stack" reached another milestone today.
Sun released a SPECjAppServer2004 performance result using
top-to-bottom Open Source Software stack components:
OpenSolaris/MySQL/Glassfish. At 1197.10 JOPS, the
performance is highly respectable - not setting any land speed
records, but it is in the ball park with other results using the
same class of hardware. The difference (of course) is
in the price/performance.
The other contenders were two [ …[Read more]