||"A manager's guide to the business and organisational applications of open source technologies"
Packages and Applications
There are a huge range of open source software packages and applications. You can find fuller details in the Packages & Applications section later in this book, but here are the main areas that are represented:
|Operating systems:||Physical and virtual operating systems|
|Desktops:||Local desktops, online desktops|
|Applications:||Office productivity, accounting and finance, CAD and design, Desk Top Publishing, environmental management, ERP, educational, graphics, groupware, industrial, medical|
|Mobile:||Mobile device operating systems, mobile apps, app development|
|Networking:||Networking software, firewalls, network security & monitoring, SSL, network servers, email servers and clients, LDAP, data backup|
|Printing:||Printing projects, Linux printing|
|Software development:||Compilers, debuggers, programming languages, data analysis languages, version management, UML tools|
|Database:||SQL & non-SQL databases and database servers|
|Web access:||Web browsers, applications suites, browser technology, internet tools|
|Website development:||Website design, website content management, e-commerce packages, development frameworks|
|Web & Application servers:||Software stacks, web servers, application servers, java application servers|
|Cloud computing:||Cloud and virtual computing, cloud environments and applications|
There is plenty of choice of open source software out there!