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

  • Redirect Azure Website to HTTPS

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 11:56:00 AM

    I have a PHP Application deployed on Azure Website. I have configured the SSL certificate under the configuration and now I need to redirect http request to https. How can I configure this?

  • Azure Active Directory authentication and SAML

    Monday, September 15, 2014, 4:09:00 PM

    I have running SAML plugin (which workes for sure - tested with other service) for my PHP web application. However when I am trying to send SAML request to login.windows.net, it fails: AADSTS50000...

  • Windows Azure PHP Queue REST Proxy Limit

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:19:00 AM

    I am writing a job processor to dequeue from Windows Azure Queue Storage using Azure PHP SDK. The job just try to fetch 32 messages in a batch, process them, and then delete the messages from the q...

  • Why Permalinks is not working on azure shared server and what i can do about it(database based on php) [closed]

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:10:00 PM

    We are hosting on azure (shared server). The codes of the site were mainly written with php and we employed the use of permalinks. But Azure doesnt seem to recognise permalinks, so while the site i...

  • PHP Window Azure Tools for Eclipse

    Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:38:00 AM

    I'm trying to install the Window Azure Tools for Eclipse (PHP), but all the tutorials use the web: http://www.windowsazure4e.org, but this site isn't working right now. Is there another way to inst...

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