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

  • Azure Notifications in PHP to single Users

    Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 3:49:00 PM

    I want to send Push Notifications from Azure using PHP to a single user. I'm already doing it to "All Users" registered in my cloud but I cant find the code (in PHP) that allow me to Push IT to one...

  • Migrating existing wordpress site to azure show me a blank page after import xml content

    Thursday, August 27, 2015, 10:34:00 PM

    I am moving an existing word press site to azure, I am trying to use Tools => Import, I installed the "Import WordPress" plugin, but after upload the XML it takes some minutes and shows me a blank...

  • Insert Query with PHP PDO and MySQL, Eventually Referencing a Foreign Key

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 9:17:00 PM

    I recognize this question may have been asked many times but I also feel that PHP syntax is so sensitive that I should have somebody else review what I have done so far. This application is a quiz...

  • Error 404: azure storage create a new Block

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 8:06:00 AM

    I'm trying to upload big specific image files (from 1 MB to 5 GB) on the azure storage. For small files up to 2MB there are no problem for the others I have the "The resource you are looking for h...

  • Bing Search API - where is the App ID

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 11:50:00 AM

    Trying to make a fast API query to the Bing Search API (via Azure Datamarket). Can make it work with PHP and the AccountKey. This integration is quite slow though (about 1.2s query time compared t...

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