Caution: unsubstantiated arguments. Travis Glines:
My argument is that we are in the beginning stages of a transition away from using Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (there other variants) towards utilizing Node.js, a Unix based operating system and MongoDB for hosting web applications. Here’s why:
Node.js scales better and can do more with a simpler interface than Apache and PHP […]
Oh, yes and MongoDB is Web Scale!
On a more serious note, read Alex Payne’s post about ☞ node.js and scaling and check these MongoDB and MySQL benchmarks.
Update: it looks like he is ☞ not alone
Original title and link: Node.js, Unix, and MongoDB: The New LAMP (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)