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Virtualisation Project#

Let's have some fun with virtualisation and play around with it a bit. Let's also combine what we learned about operating systems and start configuring a few Linux systems as if they were real world, production web servers.

For this project we're going to create two virtual machines and configure them as if they were real world web servers serving an actual website for a client. One server will be running Wordpress and the second server will we running MySQL.

Wordpress is a Content Management System (CMS). MySQL is a relational database engine. Combined they both make up one of the most popular website stacks in the world. Literally. Wordpress powers about 28% of the Internet's websites. It's extremely popular.