How To Install a LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Ubuntu 16.04

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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

We have added a new tutorial to our collection with a step-by-step guide that shows you how to do the following:

  • 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:

Cloud
  1. The user connects to the application and is welcomed with the WordPress installation.

Try it today

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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