Installing the AMP stack


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Installing the AMP stack

Quite a bit has changed in the installer for Drupal 7 in two ways. First Drupal's own installation process looks different. Most of it works pretty much the same, but there are some important improvements and we'll go over those. Second and in a way more important is that the range of choices for the supporting system that Drupal relies on, that is the AMP Stack, has gotten much better. To understand what that means, let's review how Drupal works. Drupal is written in the PHP programming language.

It stores its data into a MySQL database, then those two work together to deliver HTML pages to a web server which is usually Apache. Those three things together, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, are commonly referred to as AMP or the AMP Stack. In Drupal Essential Training, which I recorded two years ago, the two best AMP Stacks were MAMP for Mac OS X and WAMP for Windows. But they both have substantial problems. WAMP in particular has been a massive headache for me.

Most of the support emai...

Installing the AMP stack
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Installing the AMP stack provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7 New Features

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