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    Acronym for FreeBSD/Apache/MySQL/PHP, Python, (and/or) PERL

    The acronym FAMP refers to a set of free (open source) applications which are commonly used in Web server environments. The FAMP stack provides developers with the four key elements of a Web server: an the operating system, database, Web server and Web scripting software. The combined usage of these programs is called a server stack. In this stack FreeBSD is the operating system (OS), Apache is the Web server, MySQL handles the database components, while PHP, Python, or PERL represents the dynamic scripting languages.