WAMPs are packages of independently-created programs installed on computers that use a Microsoft Windows operating system.
WAMP is an acronym formed from the initials of the operating system Microsoft Windows and the principal components of the package: Apache, MySQL and PHP. Apache is a web server. MySQL is an open-source database.
PHP is a scripting language that can manipulate information held in a database and generate web pages dynamically each time content is requested by a browser. Other programs may also be included in a package, such as phpMyAdmin which provides a graphical user interface for the MySQL database manager.
WAMP is A Web Server software package all in one (All-in-One), including: Apache, MySQL, PHP runs on Windows platform.
Microsoft Windows is a series of software operating systems and graphical user interfaces produced by Microsoft. Microsoft first introduced an operating environment named Windows as an add-on to MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world's personal computer market, overtaking Mac OS, which had been introduced previously. As of October 2009, Windows had approximately 91% of the market share of the client operating systems for usage on the Internet. The most recent client version of Windows is Windows 7.
Apache is a free software/open source web server, the most popular in use.
MySQL is a multithreaded, multi-user, SQL database management system (DBMS) now owned by Oracle Corporation with more than eleven million installations.
PHP is a reflective programming language originally designed for producing dynamic web pages. PHP is used mainly in server-side application software.