We are happy to announce that BitRock open source stacks have been downloaded over 500,000 times. We’d like to thank our customers, whose success has helped to drive our own.
If you aren’t familiar with BitRock Custom Stacks, you can learn more on our website.
Basically, we build customized, integrated stacks of all of the open source software an application requires to run. In many cases, the stack is essentially a customized AMP Stack, with Apache, MySQL or PostgreSQL, and PHP, Python or Perl, along with other components such as OpenSSL or phpMyAdmin. We also build a lot of Java-based stacks, which typically include MySQL, JBoss or Tomcat and the Java runtime, along with other software.
If you’d like to take a look at a few of the stacks we have done for customers such as JasperSoft, MySQL, KnowledgeTree, Pentaho and Openbravo, we have a few short case studies and videos of the installation process posted on our site as well.
BitRock is proud to be a sponsor of the Open Source Business Conference, which is taking place in San Francisco on May 22nd and 23rd. Erica Brescia will be offering a “sneak peak” demo of our upcoming product on Wednesday the 23rd between 12:15 -12:30 PM in the Grand Ballroom, so don’t miss it. We’ll also be at our booth in the Grand Ballroom throughout the conference, so please stop by and say hello if you are attending the conference.
BitRock InstallBuilder 4.3 was just released. Some of the improvements that made it into this version:
- Vista look and feel enhancements.
- Quicklaunch shortcuts on Windows.
- Russian language support
- Default language can be set to 'auto' for autodetection.
Daniel Lopez (BitRock's founder and CTO) will be giving a talk at the upcoming Mundo Internet conference in Malaga on May 16th (link). He'll be discussing the advantages of using open source in small businesses, and will be highlighting several commercial open source projects, including a number of BitRock customers, such as SugarCRM, KnowledgeTree, and Openbravo.