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How to create an Amazon EC2 instance with Apache, PHP and MySQL (LAMP)

At Robot Media we want to spend as little time as possible worrying about anything that isn’t mobile or tablet related. That is one of the reasons why we use Amazon EC2 -and Amazon AWS in general- for the backend components of our apps.


In this tutorial we will show you how to set up an Ubuntu Amazon EC2 instance with Apache, PHP and MySQL (also known as LAMP), which should be enough to host a simple dynamic web site.

Some familiarity with Amazon AWS and LAMP is assumed; you can adquire the former from the book Host Your Web Site On The Cloud: Amazon Web Services Made Easy.

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