Open Source James Wilkerson, The Des Moines Register Matt Wynn, The Arizona Republic Open Office mySQL, mySQL Front Ends sqlite Linux/Ubuntu/LAMP postgresql
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SQLite Small, powerful, portable sql engine http://www.sqlite.org/ Linux & Ubuntu Completely free. Tons of free applications. Easy to install and use. LAMP – Linux, Apache, mySQL, PHP All free/open source. Holy trinity of web development. Linux – Seems scary, but isn't. Free operating system. Very powerful, made by & for developers. Most Open Source software built for it. Windows versions are pale comparison. Ubuntu & other front-ends. Apache for web serving. PHP for site building. Postgresql/mapnik Postgresql is a powerful alternative to mysql.
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