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Configure the LAMP Stack

LAMP stands for Linux Apache MySQL and PHP. It’s a very common architecture for web applications. If you think about the LAMP stack in broad terms you have an operating system (Linux), a web server (Apache), a database tier (MySQL), and a programming language (PHP). You can substitue different solutions for each component. Try configuring the LAMP stack on CentOS, then Ubuntu. Instead of using Apache you could use NGINX or lighttpd. For the database you could use PostgreSQL, MariaDB, or MongoDB. Instead of using PHP, why not try Python?

If you want to take it a step further and learn how to set up a highly available and scalable LAMP Stack, check out the High Availability for the LAMP Stack Course.

  • Linux
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • PHP