PHP web application on a LAMP Stack

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    April 26, 2019
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About This Course

This mini course walks you through the creation of an Ubuntu Linux virtual server with Apache web server, MySQL database and PHP scripting. This combination of software - more commonly called a LAMP stack - is very popular and often used to deliver websites and web applications. Using IBM® Cloud Virtual Servers you will quickly deploy your LAMP stack with built-in monitoring and vulnerability scanning. To see the LAMP server in action, you will install and configure the free and open source WordPress content management system.


  • In this mini course, you will:
  • Provision a LAMP server in minutes
  • Apply the latest Apache, MySQL and PHP version
  • Host a website or blog by installing and configuring WordPress
  • Utilize monitoring to detect outages and slow performance
  • Assess vulnerabilities and protect from unwanted traffic