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

  • Add single sign on to php websites created with azure [on hold]

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 3:19:00 PM

    I've created 2 websites using the template "PHP Starter Kit", and I wanted to know how can I put single sign on both ? here the websites: http://curiosidade.azurewebsites.net/ http://curiosidad...

  • Connect Laravel on ubuntu to Azure SQL Server

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 4:03:00 PM

    I am developing an laravel app using ubuntu as OS and my database is in a remote Azure Server. After long a research I'm about to give up. Installed freetds, php5-sybase etc etc. here is my connec...

  • php + single sign on (with active directory) [on hold]

    Monday, April 14, 2014, 4:27:00 PM

    Is it possible to create 3 websites with log in needed for each one of them, and create a database in azure, and the enable sso on those 3 websites so I only need to log in once ?

  • How to insert data into a wordpress table using a custom function

    Monday, April 7, 2014, 10:08:00 AM

    I have a wordpress app hosted on Azure, and I need to insert data into the wp_posts table, using a custom function since I'm running this script as a background job and I cannot use wordpress funct...

  • Non-persistent file storage for PHP in Windows Azure?

    Thursday, April 3, 2014, 3:57:00 PM

    I'm trying to allow the Twig Template Engine to cache compiled templates on my Windows Azure Website. Locally, I am able to just specify a directory and have everything work, but remotely it canno...

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