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  • HTTP Server. For example: Apache. mod_rewrite is preferred, but by no means required.

  • PHP 4.3.2 or greater. Yes, CakePHP works great on PHP 4 and 5.

Technically a database engine isn’t required, but we imagine that most applications will utilize one. CakePHP supports a variety of database storage engines:

  • MySQL (4 or greater)

  • PostgreSQL

  • Microsoft SQL Server

  • Oracle

  • SQLite