|Definition||:||Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl/Python|
|Category||:||Computing » Software & Applications|
What does WAMP mean?
WAMP refers to a set of free applications combined with Microsoft Windows, which are commonly used in Web server environments. WAMP is acronym for the combination of Windows, Apache, MySQL and any one of PHP, Perl or Python. The WAMP stick up the four key elements of a Web server environments ie an operating system, Web server, database and a web scripting language. In WAMP Windows is the operating system, Apache is the web server, MySQL is the database and PHP is a scripting language (or the alternative scripting languages like Python or Perl can be used instead of PHP). The equivalent version of WAMP package for macintosh operating system is called MAMP and for the Linux operating system its called LAMP.