Open-source Software Categories
Metrica Labs can recommend, configure, enhance, debug, and optimize software in all the major open-source categories.
In the early days of UNIX development, programmers using it inside of companies sometimes wondered how people using the system without source code access ever got anything done. How else would you ffigure out what the manual really should have said. Or to fix bugs. Or build in enhancements you need. Now, with open-source operating systems you are not dependent on the vendor for fixing your problem. You have the means to fix it yourself. Or to adapt the software to new uses, provided the license fits.
To take advantage of this, however, you need to have expertise. That's where Metrica comes in.
Typically, one of these systems will be suitable for any application, all derived from UNIX:
- Linux, perhaps RedHat, SUSE from Novell or many other versions
- Solaris, from Sun, recently made available in the open-source arena
- BSD is founded on the same roots as Sun's Solaris
Metrica Labs can set up, build, and tune database solutions using:
Examples of open-source Web server software packages include
- Apache, a general HTTP server supporting a wide variety of scripting languages and configurations
- Tomcat, a container for Java Web applications
- Glassfish, open-source version of Sun Java System Application Server PE 9
A local Sydney CMS product called MySource Matrix has become very popular with Australian government and other large users.