LAMP Stack Components
In this tutorial, we will learn the steps involved to set up LAMP stack components. Though the originators of these open-source programs did not design them all to work specifically with each other, the combination has become popular because of its low acquisition cost and because of the ubiquity of its components.
More and more companies are using LAMP as an alternative to expensive proprietary software stacks because of its lower cost and freedom from platform lock-in.
LAMP Stack stands for:
- Linux – Operating System
- Apache – Web Server
- MySQL – Relational Database Management System
- PHP/Perl/Python – Programming Language
Links to install the LAMP stack components are as follows:
We can install Linux operating system on physical machines or VMs using the .iso files. There are many distributions of Linux. Choose the one based on your needs.
Some popular Linux distributions:
Making boot-able USB pen drive with Linux install files. With a bootable USB Pendrive we can install Linux operating system on physical machines like PCs, Laptops, etc.
Create Linux VM
Steps to create Linux VM using VMWare Workstation:
Install Ubuntu on a physical machine
Apache Web Server
Apache is the most popular open-source web server. This technology allows the user of a web browser to execute a program on the web server, and thereby receive static as well as dynamic content.
MySQL the world’s most popular open-source database, it is also the database component in the LAMP stack which has become the preferred stack for a new generation of web applications.
PHP is a server-side scripting language.
MySQL Tutorials on this website:
For more information on MySQL Database: