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

  • Get all files from windows azure container using PHP

    Saturday, July 4, 2015, 9:10:00 AM

    how can get all files(blobs) from windows azure container using php. I am using below code it fetches only 500 blobs, i want to fetch all files. $blobRestProxy = ServicesBuilder::getInstance()-&g...

  • How to connect a Linux server with Wordpress 4.2 server to Azure SQL DB with PHP 5.4?

    Friday, July 3, 2015, 11:38:00 PM

    I have a Linux server running Wordpress 4.2 and I have 2 Azure DB, one is SQL server and the other is CleanDB. The Windows Server(s) Windows 7 Pro/Windows Server 2012 R2 sp1 Visual Studio 2013 S...

  • Mod rewrite all files to public folder AND strip .php, .html if file exists

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 1:08:00 PM

    1) I'm trying to deploy to an Azure web app. I'm trying to write all traffic from wwwdata to wwwdata/app/public/ so I can keep sensitive files safe. 2) I also want pretty URLs by removing the .php...

  • Composer searches / and \ paths

    Monday, June 29, 2015, 11:19:00 AM

    i am deploying my PHP application to the Microsoft Azure platform. On deploy it runs composer install and it has problems with the backslashes in windows: for every single class in the project and...

  • SOAP: HTTP Bad Request

    Thursday, June 25, 2015, 2:35:00 PM

    My website is on windows azure web-app. I am using below SOAP message. $soap_client = new SoapClient("http://ip_address/service.asmx?WSDL", array("trace" => true)); $params = new \SoapVar('<...

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