LAMP - Group of Technologies for Web Based Application Development
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Websites are used in diverse contexts in the current existing world. The usages of websites have been doubled for last few years in online business and for social interactions purpose. Concurrently, web development tools have also augmented to execute the rising demands and to make the web development simpler and easier. For the generalization of the web development, developers from all over the world are using new techniques known as LAMP technologies.
Originally the LAMP is a group of technologies used by the developers for the website development and other web development work. LAMP stands for Linux (OS) - it helps the person to work well by offering all possible installations in consideration of operating system such as multi-user environment and security without any limitations, Apache (Web server) - it works to deal requests and offer responses after understanding the requests what they mean, MySQL (database management system or database server) and PHP Programming language as it works for running the server side application by programming.
Using the concept of grouped technologies was generalized in early 1990s according to web thinkers and the reputation of LAMP is not just because of all these technologies working well for each other or they are suitability matching for each other. But, the reason for the popularity is because of low purchase cost and all the components of these technologies exist everywhere or it can be accessed easily from everywhere. Moreover, all these technologies in the LAMP are open source technologies.
Components of the LAMP are well-liked globally and also in the field of web application development. All these technologies are freely accessible on the internet. It helps in developing cost effective database driven websites. Rising competition has resulted in to costly website development services. But uses of LAMP architecture have increased productivity due to low cost of web based software development services.
Ecommerce website design have taken rise in the last few years and developers from countries such as US, UK and rest of World have adopted the LAMP architecture for developing cost effective eCommerce websites for rising requirements of the clients.