Moving from Azure VMs to Azure VM Scale Sets – VM Image Build

I have previously blogged about using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to securely build and deploy solutions to Virtual Machines running in Azure. In this, and following posts I am going to take the existing build process I have and modify it so I can make use of VM Scale Sets to host my API … Continue reading Moving from Azure VMs to Azure VM Scale Sets – VM Image Build

Microsoft Open Source Roadshow – Free training on Open Source and Azure

In early August I'll be running a couple of free training days covering how developers who work in the Open Source space can bring their solutions to Microsoft's Azure public cloud. We'll cover language support (application and Azure SDK), OS support (Linux, BSD), Datastores (MySQL, PostreSQL, MongoDB), Continuous Deployment and, last, but not least, Containers … Continue reading Microsoft Open Source Roadshow – Free training on Open Source and Azure

Deploy a PHP site to Azure Web Apps using Dropbox

I've been having some good fun getting into the nitty gritty of Azure's Open Source support and keep coming across some amazing things. If you want to move away from those legacy hosting businesses and want a simple method to deploy static or dynamic websites, then this is worth a look. The sample PHP site … Continue reading Deploy a PHP site to Azure Web Apps using Dropbox