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PHP web application on a LAMP Stack (Beta)

This mini course walks you through the creation of an Ubuntu Linux virtual server with Apache web server, MySQL database and PHP scripting.

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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