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ComputerWeekly: Lamp Open Platform Lights the Way to Web Development Work

Oct 14, 2005, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Langley)

"Lamp is a web development and deployment platform assembled from open source products. It includes a webserver, database and scripting language. These products can be downloaded free or bought, with support, from Linux distributors, specialist suppliers such as Activegrid, and major software players, particularly IBM.

"The acronym usually stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, but the scripting language could also be Perl or Python. Variants include Postgres database (Lapp), and Wimp or Wamp (Windows with IIS or Apache)..."

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