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DBMAIL

Author: Eelco van Beek Eric Knauel Roel
More Information: http://www.dbmail.org/
License: GPL
Category: Server/C

Want to replace your sendmail or Qmail server with a database backed email server? Here's one which will do just that. Currently only MySQL is supported, but work is being done to add support for PostgreSQL and Oracle.


FreeRadius

Author: Alan DeKok
More Information: http://www.freeradius.org/
License: GPL
Category: Server/C

Maybe not obvious to everyone, RADIUS stans for Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service. FreeRadius is a feature-rich open source alternative to various commercial implementations. There are plug-ins to support various databases including MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.


Jakarta Tomcat

Author: Java Apache Project
More Information: http://java.apache.org/
License: Apache
Category: Server/Java

Tomcat implements a java servlet engine inside of Apache. This means Apache can serve Java servlet programs, and web-based applications.


Kimberlite

Author: Mission Critical Linux
More Information: http://oss.missioncriticallinux.com/projects/kimberlite/
License: GPL
Category: Server/C

This software provides high-availability clustering for Linux. Oracle database support is there, but has many other server-side uses.


MySQL

Author: Michael Widenius
More Information: http://www.mysql.org
License: GPL
Category: Server/Database

MySQL is an Open Source database growing by leaps and bounds in popularity. It is a small, compact, and very efficient piece of software that is used in many web applications as a backend datastore.


Omniserver

Author: Omnicentrix Corp
More Information: http://www.omnicentrix.com/
License: Proprietary
Category: Server/Java

Omniserver is an application server which lets you do your programming in Visual Basic, and deploy in a Java Servlet. Why you would want to do this, I don't know. Support for various databases including Oracle, and other ODBC databases.


SQL Relay

Author: David Muse
More Information: http://www.firstworks.com/sqlrelay.html
License: GPL
Category: Server/C

SQL Relay implements another load balancing solution for databases. You can use API's for Python, Perl, C, C++, and PHP. Databases supported include MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.


SQLB

More Information: http://sqlb.sourceforge.net/
License: GPL
Category: Server/C

SQLB is an SQL Load Balancer. It attempts to improve the response time of SQL queries by spreading the requests accross multiple syncronized databases. It provides persistent database connections through intermediary proxy servers, another program to check transaction integrity, and a library to use when writing your software. Supported databases include MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle8i.


StWeb

Author: Irena
More Information: http://www.stweb.org/
License: Free for non-commercial use
Category: Server/C

StWeb is the Stratos Web Application Server. It runs on Apache, extended on the powerful Open Source webserver. StWeb uses the technique of many other web-based scripting languages, embedding code in the form of components, so as to easily separate the design and developement of the website. It also supports binary objects through it's use of bytecode, to hide the programming logic.


UNiBACK for Linux

Author: ORBiT Software
More Information: http://www.orbitsw.com/
License: Proprietary
Category: Server/C

UNiBACK is a full featured backup system scheduler, compression, encryption, access restrictions, verification of backup, notification of completion, and Oracle Hot Backup support.


vpopmail

Author: kbo
More Information: http://www.inter7.com/vpopmail/
License: GPL
Category: Server/C

Implement virtual domain email with qmail, and authenticate with information stored in an LDAP db, MySQL, or Oracle.