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

  • MySQL root password automatically change ubuntu

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 3:43:00 PM

    I have weird problem. My website is on windows azure platform on Linux Server. I am facing this issue since last month. Intermittently, root password gets change. And I couldn't login with root use...

  • Connect to Azure MySQL Database

    Thursday, October 8, 2015, 6:56:00 PM

    I'm trying out Azure for the first time. I followed this guide to create a web application with a MySQL database. So the DB node was create and I can see it in my resources and I can view the cred...

  • Azure PHP Mongodb extension

    Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 12:32:00 PM

    I cannot manage to setup the database on Azure Web App. I followed the instructions exactly from https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-php-configure/ (section 4). The e...

  • html contact form on azure hosted web app

    Monday, October 5, 2015, 4:08:00 PM

    I have a basic HTML template that came with phpmailer which uses STMP The code was setup like this straight from unzipping. <?php session_start(); include("php/simple-php-captcha/simple-php-c...

  • Deployment error on Azure with Bitbucket (ssh: connect to host bitbucket.org port 22: Bad file number)

    Sunday, October 4, 2015, 8:38:00 PM

    I have a setup on Azure Websites where my Bitbucket repository is connected to my deployment slot. I can get it to work, but then every now and then (2 days) I get this error "ssh: connect to host...

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