LEMP is a variation of the ubiquitous LAMP stack used for developing and deploying web applications. Traditionally, LAMP consists of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Due to its modular nature, the components can easily be swapped out. With LEMP, Apache is replaced with the lightweight yet powerful Nginx.
- Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel. Typically, Linux is packaged in a form known as a Linux distribution (or distro for short) for both desktop and server use.
- NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.
- MySQL Community Edition is the freely downloadable version of the world’s most popular open source database.MySQL Community Edition is world’s most popular open source database that is supported by an active community of open source developers and enthusiasts.
- PHP is a server scripting language, and a powerful tool for making dynamic and interactive Web pages.PHP is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.