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.

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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.

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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.

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How to Guides

The PHP Developer Center has a great set of guides to help you perform common tasks with Windows Azure.

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"Azure + PHP" Discussions on StackOverflow.com

  • Google Cloud SQL - MySQL server has gone away

    Thursday, March 5, 2015, 3:44:00 PM

    I have a site remotely hosted away from the Google Cloud SQL instance. I have set up and authorised CIDR range for this. I am using PHP (PDO) to connect to the Google Cloud SQL instance with an app...

  • Azure notification hub PHP

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 1:24:00 PM

    I'm trying to update a Notification HUB registration from PHP. Here they show how to send notifications from PHP: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/notification-hubs-php-backe...

  • hosting images on azure cdn for php website

    Sunday, March 1, 2015, 5:26:00 PM

    our team is developing a website where we want to host our images on azure cdn service, now we are team that love FOSS so we use linux, and we are still to find a good documentation or tutorials wh...

  • Installing memcache on windows azure

    Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:01:00 PM

    I want to install and use memcache in my website. Web site is running on windows azure server with php 5.4. I have added PHP_EXTENSIONS called memcache.dll on azure config section. I followed THIS...

  • Retrieving user information with a oauth token from the office365 oauth api

    Thursday, February 26, 2015, 11:29:00 AM

    I'm currently trying to use the Office365 REST APIs, and for that, I need to auth using the OAuth2 mechanism. So far, so good. After a long battle, I finally managed to fetch the said tokens, but...

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