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LAMP Illustration by Walker Cahall

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Introduction

In this How-To, we install LAMP on an Ubuntu 16.04 Server. LAMP is a simple software bundle made of 4 components, Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Linux the core of the platform, in this case, we are using Ubuntu 16.04. Apache is the web server, majority of the web servers in the world are running Apache MySQL is a database management system, developed by Oracle. PHP is an extremely popular programming language that is widely used in web development. Altogether this forms LAMP or LAMP stack.

Prerequisites

A server with Ubuntu 16.04  installed. Atlantic.Net can help with managed hosting services.

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