Some software stacks, like LAMP, flourished…and others, well, they just didn’t make the grade.
Facebook, LUa, and KErberos
Flat files, APache, and PYthon
Hadoop, Yo, PErl, Swift, and a Segway
Scala, a CHange purse, Java EE, and Tomcat
F#, Access, IIS, and Longhorn
Peter Bolton is the author of Blowing the Bridge: A Software Story and has also been known to be a grumpy bastard on occasion.