Trailhead utilizes the latest
in Open Source technologies to provide
low-cost, professional web services. From
the operating system, to the web server
and scripting languages, Trailhead utilizes
proven Open Source technologies whenever
they are available.
H-Sphere Control Panel provides
a simple, easy-to-use web interface that
can be maintained from any computer
with internet connection. H-Sphere was
written in Java and works with any SQL-compliant
database. It runs only industry standard
Red Hat Linux
Linux, an Open Source operating system,
was developed as a flavor of Unix. Red
Hat is the most popular Linux distribution.
The most popular web server in the
world, Apache is used by more than 63%
of web sites (netcraft.com). Apache is
the industry standard for relaibly delivering
billions of web pages around the world.
PHP is a powerful Open Source scripting
language that can be embedded into HTML
to make web sites more dynamic. As of October
2002, PHP is the most popular module available
for the Apache web server (securityspace.com).
MySQL, the most popular Open Source
database, is designed for speed and flexibility.
MySQL is perfect for data housing and eCommerce