How To Install a LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Ubuntu 16.04
A LAMP stack is a group of open source software that is typically installed together to enable a server to host dynamic websites and web apps. LAMP is actually an acronym which represents the Linux operating system, with the Apache web server. The site data is stored in a MySQL database, and dynamic content is processed by PHP.
For an overview of LAMP stacks, check out "LAMP Stack: A Complete Guide."
LAMP stack tutorial
Provision a LAMP server
Re-install Apache, MySQL, and PHP
Verify the installation and configuration
Install and configure WordPress
Configure a domain
Monitor a LAMP server
Secure the server
The tutorial uses the following IBM Cloud products:
The user connects to the application and is welcomed with the WordPress installation.
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There is more to discover in this LAMP stack tutorial. We encourage you to go through the tutorial to learn how to provision a LAMP server, re-install Apache, MySQL, and PHP, and then configure WordPress and add the necessary monitoring tooling and more.
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