The LAMP Stack for Today’s Demanding Application Workload Requirements
Description: The explosion in today’s application market is almost exclusively around applications that deliver information from troves of data to a myriad of end users devices. The information is personalized, localized, and curated for the user. Businesses are retrieving data from their systems of record—the ERP, SCM, HRM applications that have long run the business—and delivering it through systems of engagement.
The de facto standard for building systems of engagement is the LAMP stack, which consists of Linux as the operating system, an Apache web server, an open source relational database like MySQL or MariaDB, and PHP as the development language. The dominant solutions across several application categories such as ecommerce, content management, and analytics are all built on a LAMP stack. The open source software LAMP stack has become popular because each component can be theoretically interchanged and adapted without overt lock in to a specific vendor software stack. These componen