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

  • How do I run an external PHP script using RESTful web programming?

    Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:10:00 AM

    I have put together a basic website on Microsoft Azure that is capable of retrieving data from a database and displaying it to the user. However, I need to retrieve the data using an external serve...

  • web.config URL Rewrite Causing Server Error

    Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:11:00 PM

    A while ago, I made a URL shortener in XAMPP, which used a .htaccess file to redirect to the index.php file with the URL code. It worked fine in XAMPP, but now I am publishing it in Azure, and ran...

  • Using Php exec funtion to run a jar file on Azure

    Sunday, March 22, 2015, 3:35:00 PM

    I will give some background first. I have three files: test.php, test.txt, myJar.jar . Here are the code inside each of them test.php: <?php exec("java -cp myJar.jar Hello test.txt", $o); pri...

  • single sign on with php and azure active directory

    Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5:42:00 AM

    I followed all the steps that were given in the following documentation http://azure.microsoft.com/en-in/documentation/articles/active-directory-php-web-single-sign-on/. But when I run my code in...

  • How to configure multiple IIS bindings in Azure

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 10:13:00 AM

    I'm running IIS8.5 on a Windows 2012R2 server hosted in Azure. I want to run two sites with different domain-names on this IIS-server. One .NET and one running PHP in IIS. Is this possible? How do...

Related Links

News from the Interop blog