Roger Levy's Blog

October 07, 2014

The Genie in the LAMP

Remember when the LAMP stack was young? Open source Linux, Apache HTTPd, MySQL, and PHP were the insurgent technologies delivering world-beating performance and scale at unheard-of prices, back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Now, the LAMP stack has evolved and matured. It remains the core of high-performance, scale-out application architectures, and has been for well over a decade now.

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March 05, 2014

Big Data, Big Opportunities with MariaDB 10

In my previous role as the manager of an enterprise-grade public cloud, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many enterprises from across industries and across the world. All of these companies were looking for new ways to better understand and serve their customers, to improve efficiency, and improve their financials. There were many different approaches, but they all had one thing in common; it is all about data. Every day nearly 4 exabytes of data is created. This data holds great value for business, science and society.

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