The M in the LAMP stack, MySQL forms part of an innovative and cost-effective platform ideal for delivering
internet-based applications. This white paper examines some of the challenges associated with building and supporting
online applications using open source web 2.0 technologies. It also provides an
overview of MySQL Enterprise, which includes database and monitoring software and production
support services that can help alleviate these challenges. Backed
by the capabilities of Sun Microsystems, the MySQL Enterprise solution, can aid enterprises in mitigating risk and
meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs).