XAMPP and WAMP
XAMPP stands for Cross Platform ,Apache , MariaDB (MySQL) ,PHP ,Perl.
XAMPP is a free and open source cross-platform web server solution stack package developed by Apache Friends, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.
WAMP is sometimes used as an abbreviated name for the software stack Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP. It is derived from LAMP which stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. As the name implies, while LAMP is used on Linux servers, WAMP is used on Windows servers.
Points about XAMPP
- The LAMP technology is open sourced and highly secure, while running on a LINUX operating system.
- Easy to code with PHP.
- Cheap and Ubiquitous hosting.
- Seamless integration with linux ,Apache and MySQL to ensure the highest levels of availability for website running on LAMP.
- Develop locally.
- It is not easy to Install because it requires Commands knowledge to run it.
Points about WAMP
- It is Easy to Install as compare to other web server’s like WAMP.
- It is Multi Cross Platform which means XAMPP is available for Windows and Linux.
- It also comes with a number of other modules including OpenSSL, phpMyAdmin, MediaWiki, Joomla, WordPress and more.
- XAMPP is offered in both a full and a standard version (Smaller version).
- You can start and stop the whole webserver+database stack with one command.
- It is not easy to install as compare to XAMPP.