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 should I upgrade to an PaaS? [on hold]

    Sunday, August 2, 2015, 3:25:00 PM

    I was wondering how should I upgrade to an PaaS like AWS, Bluemix, Heroku, Google Cloud or Azure? Right now I have a php script who reads data from sensors and records it on mysql db. Everything is...

  • Access Azure Cloud Service ConfigurationSettings in PHP site

    Saturday, August 1, 2015, 1:31:00 AM

    I have a PHP Drupal site deployed as an Azure Cloud Service WebRole. I'd like to read the ConfigurationSettings from the ServiceDefinition file, in order to get information such as database connect...

  • Install imagick to azure

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:55:00 PM

    I tried to install Image magick for php on azure web app. I used the guideline - https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-php-configure/. I tried to follow it step by st...

  • CodeIgniter On Azure Connection to Windows Virtual Machine MySql

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 4:46:00 AM

    I'm working on a CodeIgniter web project that is being hosted on Azure and i decided to use MySQL on a virtual machine running Windows Server 2012 R2 in Azure following this tutorial as it seemed t...

  • "Unable to kill the process" error with "php composer.phar install" on Azure

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 9:13:00 AM

    I am trying to deploy my Symfony 2 application to the Microsoft Azure Website Cloud. For this I am following the steps from this guide http://symfony.com/doc/current/cookbook/deployment/azure-webs...

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