A LAMP server can be a web developer’s best friend. This popular archetypal model consists of four open source components: Linux (operating system), Apache (web server), MySQL (database), and PHP (programming language). It is a cost-effective solution — completely free! — that is ideal for building dynamic websites and web applications of all stripes. And the best news? The folks over at ArchiFX have just put out an excellent step-by-step guide to deploying a LAMP server.
Check it out and you’ll be up and running in no time!