Open-source startup ActiveGrid on Wednesday released its first products and modified and company's branding to emphasize LAMP, the popular combination of open-source development products. It has also hired a new vice president of engineering: former Sun Microsystems executive Larry Abrahams.
The San Francisco-based company said that its products -- ActiveGrid Application Builder and LAMP Application Server -- are available under the Apache 2.0 license.
ActiveGrid will charge $300 a year for ongoing support for Application Builder and $1,000 a year for the server. The application server and tools are designed as an alternative to Java 2 Enterprise … Read more