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

  • Windows Azure VM Websocket port doesn't working

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 1:04:00 PM

    I have a PHP Websocket server, which working on port 9300. Locally everything working fine, but remotely it doesn't work. WebSocket connection to 'ws://MyVM.cloudapp.net:9300/' failed: Error in...

  • Is it possible to simulate Azure Websites locally for testing?

    Monday, January 26, 2015, 10:52:00 PM

    We're developing a dynamic website that is to be hosted on Azure Websites. Before going to the staging phase, I'd like to test it locally in an environment that is as similar to the production envi...

  • Cant upload asset with space in name to media services using php sdk

    Sunday, January 25, 2015, 10:02:00 AM

    I'm trying to upload video to media services for packaging and encoding. But it's not working with file having spaces in the filename. I'm using file_get_contents to fetch the file. $input_file...

  • Office 365 Authorization flow without login window

    Thursday, January 22, 2015, 3:35:00 PM

    I am developing a PHP application which has to have access to the Office 365 File API. By following the Microsoft docs I always receive the Login window back for my GET requests on the Authorizati...

  • Azure PHP SDK 401 unauthorised error

    Sunday, January 18, 2015, 5:58:00 AM

    I'm trying to get azure media services job details using Azure PHP SDK. I could able to do this previously. But now it shows some error below. Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'WindowsAzure\C...

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