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

  • SAML PHP Toolkit with azure as my

    Monday, May 25, 2015, 8:50:00 AM

    I'm using saml php toolkit and aiming to make azure as idp for authentication.! can anybody here . can help me for the idp configuration to submit and receive reply.

  • Azure AD OAuth Access Token Request ::: 400 - Bad Request

    Friday, May 22, 2015, 9:54:00 PM

    I have a php web app built upon Laravel 5 / Socialite, where I am trying to implement a SSO solution with windows azure AD OAuth flow, but I am getting a generic "400 Bad Request Error" on the seco...

  • PHP and .Net Connector connection pooling conflict on MySQL

    Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6:08:00 AM

    We have a Web Application on azure that is intended to be a backend for a videogame. The backend is partially PHP and partially .Net, and it connects to a MySQL Database on clearDb that has 15 co...

  • Azure Active Directory and PHP Webapp on Azure - group users

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 4:25:00 PM

    I have a PHP Webapp page on MS Azure. I have made the page authenticate against Active Directory that is synced to Azure. I have looked everywhere and I cannot find the answer to the following qu...

  • PHP PDO Connection to Azure SQL - Invalid Object Name [table]

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:05:00 PM

    A client has set up an SQL database on the Azure cloud. I am trying to use PDO to connect, but as soon as I try to access a table's data, I get an error message. My code to connect: try { $db...

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