What is LAMP?

LAMP refers to a collection of open-source software that is commonly used together to serve web applications. The term LAMP is an acronym that represents the configuration of a Linux operating system with an Apache web server, with site data stored in a MySQL database and dynamic content processed by PHP.

The LAMP stack represents one way to configure a web server, and is used in a number of large applications across the web.

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