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

  • Error establishing a database connection with WordPress and Azure

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 8:38:00 AM

    I have hosted a WordPress site, http://edufunweb.azurewebsites.net/, on Azure. It was working fine until I wanted to host another site. So I went to the edufun wp-config.php file in Microsoft Webma...

  • Slow response time from Azure Table Storage

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:09:00 AM

    I'm using Azure Table Storage from my PHP application and seeing very slow response times. The application gathers reports each day for each user and places them in a partition using the partition...

  • how to upload images to azure cdn dynamically? [on hold]

    Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:50:00 PM

    I want to migrate to azure cdn for images we use, now as soon as our user uploads images, we want those images to get uploaded on azure cdn service we use, we are using php and till now we didn't f...

  • Host website on virtual machine -Azure [on hold]

    Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:42:00 PM

    Recently I have got my Azure account. but I am quite confused about certain things. I have created a PHP website on localhost and now i want to host this using azure. So how can I host this on virt...

  • PHP Fatal error: Failure in wincache

    Friday, April 24, 2015, 4:32:00 PM

    I have codeigniter framework in my project. My website is running on windows azure platform. Sometimes it's giving me this error: PHP Fatal error: Failure in Wincache[6484] free_memory: Block...

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