Understand Windows Azure

Windows Azure is an open cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters.


Getting Started

Ready to take off to the cloud?
This section will familiarize you with Windows Azure, and how to use it with PHP. You'll see that there are a few options for you to choose from depending on your goal.


Deploying your first PHP app on Azure

Learn how to deploy your PHP application on Windows Azure.
This set of tutorials will teach you how to install PHP and your application.


How to Guides

The PHP Developer Center has a great set of guides to help you perform common tasks with Windows Azure.


"Azure + PHP" Discussions on StackOverflow.com

  • Enabling PostgreSQL with custom PHP on Windows Azure

    Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:10:00 AM

    I have deployed a PHP web app connects to a PostgreSQL on Azure Website. Azure Website doesn't support to customize system level extensions to be enabled using .user.ini given within the wwwroot fo...

  • Azure Web Sites - Remove X-Powered-By Header from PHP

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 3:01:00 PM

    I want to remove the X-Powerd-By header that PHP exposes in Azure Web Sites. I've already removed all headers that expose software versions in web.config file. <httpProtocol> <custom...

  • Sending Emails through SendGrid API through PHP on Azure WordPress Website

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:47:00 PM

    I have a SendGrid account already and couldn't find a way to connect that to Azure so I used the first example from https://sendgrid.com/docs/Code_Examples/php.html to try and send emails. When run...

  • How to build a windows phone app using php , sql? [on hold]

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 6:52:00 AM

    As i know , Mobile phone app can be build using HTML , CSS , JAVASCRIPT . I know web language so it's easy for me to develop an app in web language otherwise i have to follow C# and XAML for app ....

  • iOS downloading BLOB from Windows Azure

    Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:35:00 PM

    I'm uploading my file and storing it on my blob service like this - (IBAction)upLoadButton:(UIButton *)sender{ NSData *imageData = UIImageJPEGRepresentation([UIImage imageNamed:@"imgToServer.j...

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