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

  • Frontend performance issue

    Friday, October 2, 2015, 3:30:00 PM

    My website is running under LAMP environment on windows azure. Website is taking too much time to load. And sometimes it just opens very quickly. I tried to debug it from slow_query_log in mysql. E...

  • Website global load balancing

    Monday, September 28, 2015, 9:23:00 AM

    We're using Azure to host our startup's website. The site is currently running on a VM (Apache, MySQL, PHP) on top of WordPress. VM is running in Europe under Windows, but we're migrating to Linux...

  • Connecting to an Azure MySQL Database with PHP

    Thursday, September 24, 2015, 8:10:00 PM

    Here's my code to test connecting to the DB I just set up. <?php // DB connection info $servername = "slateproject.database.windows.net"; $username = ""; $password = ""; // Create connection $c...

  • Sendgrid Azure PHP

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 5:59:00 PM

    I am a newbie to php, azure, and sendgrid. here is some code I found that I am trying to use for the html form. <!-- BEGINNING OF CONTACT FORM --> <div class="section-page-landing" id...

  • laravel 5.1 on windows azure web application

    Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 5:09:00 AM

    I want to deploy a laravel app on my azure web application but that return this error HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error The page cannot be displayed because an internal server error has...

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