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I want to run WAMP on a 2008 server and need to specify requirements for a customer. Am trying to get away with as little as possible Windows wise, and obviously don't need IIS.

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Just curious, what do you want to run that needs windows, yet runs on a amp stack? – Journeyman Geek Jun 20 '12 at 0:51
there are elements of my solution that require ODBC connectivity and the drivers I need for this are Windows-based. – Kendor Jun 20 '12 at 20:22
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It should run, but be aware of the single proc / 8 GB limitation!

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Not quite sure what you are asking but yes, it is possible to install WAMP on Windows Server 2008

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there are multiple version of Windows 2008 server, one of which is called "Foundations." It is substantially less $$ for purchase, especially OEM. I'm just looking to verify whether it's crippled in anyway if I want to put Apache, MySQL and PHP on it. – Kendor Jun 19 '12 at 22:37
In that regard you should be fine. Microsoft charges more for their proprietary software. Since you don't need any of that I see no reason as to why it wouldn't work. I don't know your specific needs but you could probably get away with Windows 7 or even LAMP (linux). – Brandon Kreisel Jun 19 '12 at 23:42

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