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What is LAMP Hosting?

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What is LAMP ?

LAMP is one stop solution for developers and users to run their websites and applications and web hosting servers. LAMP refers to Linux operating system, Apache web server, MySQL database and PHP scripting language. LAMP is a complete web hosting combination which utilize free and open source software’s to provide cost effective and best hosting environment.


LAMP Explained:

  • Linux: It is an open source operating system that is installed on the server. Linux is the most powerful and best operating system around ideally suited for hosting environment. Linux is stable, free and has excellent networking capabilities. There are many flavors of Linux such as CentOS, Fedora, Debian, RHEL and others which are used as operating system.
  • Apache: Apache is an open source web server which is widely used these days. Since 2009, there are millions of websites running on Apache web server and it is available for multiple websites. According to reports more than 50% of the websites are served using Apache.
  • MySQL: MySQL is relational database management system which provides a powerful and flexible way to organize, store and retrieve data. MySQL has more than 10 million installations worldwide and can be managed using phpMyAdmin administration interface on a LAMP server. MySQL is combined with PHP scripting language to create dynamic websites.
  • PHP: PHP is a popular scripting language used to create static and dynamic web pages. PHP is preferably used in server side applications but its also seen in command line interface and standalone graphical applications.
LAMP Hosting in India

Does MilesWeb offer LAMP hosting ?

Yes, We do support LAMP on all our hosting packages. We offer Business class and best LAMP hosting solution for individuals, Web developers, design agencies, and businesses of large & small sizes. MilesWeb is always committed to provide businesses with reliable, scalable, secure hosting solutions built on open source technologies. We support LAMP on our Shared hosting, VPS Hosting and Dedicated servers located in India.


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