MySQL databases as part of the Online Business, using a platform based on Linux

Database Systems Journal. 2011;II(3):3-12


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Journal Title: Database Systems Journal

ISSN: 2069-3230 (Online)

Publisher: Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies Publishing House

LCC Subject Category: Science: Mathematics: Instruments and machines: Electronic computers. Computer science

Country of publisher: Romania

Language of fulltext: English

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Time From Submission to Publication: 6 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The Internet is a business development environment that has major advantages over traditional environment. From a financial standpoint, the initial investment is much reduced and, as yield, the chances of success are considerably higher. Developing an online business also depends on the manager’s ability to use the best solutions, sustainable on a long term. The current trend is to decrease the costs for the technical platform by adopting open-source license products. Such platform is based on a Linux operating system and a database system based on MySQL product. This article aims to answer two basic questions: “A platform based on Linux and MySQL can handle the demands of an online business?” and “Adopting such a solution has the effect of increasing profitability?”