A PHP/web developer is not complete without knowing server administration. When looking for a job, it is quite likely that you will be required to know about installing and configuring a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP). Your prospects of getting that job are much higher when you know these. In this session we will cover: - Introduction to LAMP servers - Frequently used Unix commands - Linux distro Differences - Prepare your LAMP server before going live - Overall LAMP Security - Performance tips to improve your website speed - Compiling PHP from source. Adding PHP extensions. - Basic description of web hosting options for PHP.