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

  • Error AADSTS50020 when requesting access to resource https://graph.windows.net/

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:54:00 AM

    Continuation of this question I had asked. I am trying to implement a 'Login with your O365 account' feature on my PHP web application. When my app requests access to the Graph API resource (http...

  • Php 5.5 performance windows vs linux. Why so different?

    Monday, September 29, 2014, 10:23:00 AM

    I have been tested this benchmark script http://www.php-benchmark-script.com/ on linux and windows machines. Yes.Better to test on the same hardware but i cant. Difference is very interesting. I r...

  • OAuth integration with O365 fails with error AADSTS65005

    Monday, September 29, 2014, 6:47:00 AM

    We have a web site (built on a php framework) where we provide online educational tools for teachers/students. We have done an OAuth integration with google.com where users can 'sign up' and 'sign...

  • Auto increment by 1 in MySQL with clearDB

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:02:00 PM

    I am using Windows Azure with clearDB. Current database auto-increment value is 10. I want it as 1. I tried to run these commands in PHPMyAdmin with, 1) set global auto_increment_increment = 1;...

  • sendgrid with Azure not sending emails

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12:17:00 PM

    I've got sendgrid working on my local computer (basic apache mac server). The following code works great for me there: //require sendgrid require "sendgrid/sendgrid-php.php"; //sendMail function...

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