Marten Mickos: The LAMP stack is dead, and cloud has killed it | Nodeable Blog

Via Scoop.itdigital culture

For the past 10 years, the LAMP stack has laid waste to proprietary software stacks. Yes, Microsoft has held onto gargantuan profits, but LAMP has become the foundation for leading web services, whether Google or Facebook or [Insert Big Web Brand Here]. LAMP is the future.

Or was. That is, until cloud killed it, as Eucalyptus CEO (and former MySQL CEO) Marten Mickos posits in a great keynote from the Percona Live: MySQL Conference & Expo 2012.

No, LAMP is not going away. But it’s comfortable existence as a somewhat coherent instantiation of Linux-Apache-MySQL-Perl/PHP/Python is gone. Mickos, despite speaking at the MySQL conference, was quick to point to big changes in the database market, many of them not conducive to MySQL’s dominance in the cloud: