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You could think of Setting Up LAMP as four books in one, but it's actually something much more valuable: a single volume that presents the open-source technologies known collectively as LAMP—Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP—as tightly dovetailed components of today's most affordable and effective platform for building dynamic web-based applications.
Each technology has uses outside of this context, of course, but within it they form something greater than the sum of their parts. This book shows you how to take full advantage of this power, walking you through all the steps required to lay your Linux foundation, install and configure your Apache web server, and then begin using PHP to access content stored in MySQL. Here are a few of the specific topics you'll find covered inside:
If you're new to all of this, you'll quickly get to where you need to be to start developing and deploying the higher-level pieces of your web application. Even if you have experience with one or all of these technologies, this book—including its quick-start installation appendix—is a resource you'll want close by whenever you're setting up or fine-tuning your LAMP system.
Chapter 1: Introducing LAMP.
Chapter 2: Installing Linux.
Chapter 3: Using Linux.
Chapter 4: Linux Administration.
Chapter 5: Network Connectivity.
Chapter 6: Linux Security.
Chapter 7: Electronic Mail.
Chapter 8: Apache Web Server: Installation andConfiguration.
Chapter 9: MySQL: Installation and Administration.
Chapter 10: PHP: Installation and Configuration.
Chapter 11: Testing Your LAMP Installation.
Appendix A: LAMP Quick Installation.
Appendix B: MySQL Configuration Directives.
Appendix C: Getting Support.
Posted September 12, 2004
This book totally rocks! I picked mine up in August and it's been a pleasure reading it. The authors do a great job at keeping it simple. Everything from hardware requirements, up to installling and troubleshooting. A++++!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.