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January/February 2017 App Service Update

Diagnose and solve problems App Service has a new experience for Diagnose and solve problems. With this new UI we make it easier to distinguish between application issues (your code) and platform issues (App Service). We also provide quick solutions (Fix it!) tailored to the problems you might be experiencing. The UI provides a view of… Read more

New Quickstart experience for App Service Web App

App Service provides you with many options for deploying your code to the cloud. The new Quickstart experience is designed to guide you through the steps to deploy your app using the deployment stack and deployment method of your choice. To get started go to Quickstart under the App Deployment section of the settings menu: Chose… Read more

App Service Continuous Delivery Preview

Continuing the partnership between App Service and Visual Studio Team Services, we have a new preview experience for setting up a continuous delivery pipeline to automate the source control, build, test and deployment of your solutions to App Service. The new experience is accessible through the settings menu under App Deployment > Continuous Delivery (Preview)… Read more

Streamlined integration of App Service and Application Insights

Application Insights helps you detect and diagnose quality issues in your web apps and services, and enables you to understand what users actually do with them.  We believe that Application Insights provides great value to Azure App Service users and that’s why we have made it super easy to enable this for your app from… Read more

PHP troubleshooting guide for common errors

Here is a troubleshooting guide for PHP errors on Azure app service. 5xx Errors Multiple loaded extension: You might notice an error in php_errors.log when a extension is not loading. It could be that there is another extension already pre-configured on the platform. Install PHP manager  ( extension as shown in the image) from the… Read more

Troubleshooting FAQ for MySQL in-app(preview)

Here are some troubleshooting guidelines for MySQL in-app feature: 1. I cannot to access the database using Phpmyadmin When you access PHPmyadmin for MySQL in-app and the page returns a login page or “cannot connect: invalid settings” error. There can be two causes for this issue: MySQL process may not be running. Check process explorer if MySQL is… Read more

Onboarding to Azure Web Marketplace and Certification

Azure Marketplace is a hub of solutions for users to create different types of resources.  Each category of resource such as Data services, Virtual machines, Web have different on-boarding processes for ISVs to publish their solutions in Azure marketplace. In this article we will discuss the process to on-board Web Apps to Web Marketplace in… Read more

Exporting your database to MySQL in-app database

This blog post will guide you through the process of exporting your current website’s database to local MySQL. Follow the process below to export your database: Locate and access your current database: Your database must be remotely accessible. Check your existing hosting provider on how to access your MySQL database. Most common tool used is… Read more

Announcing MySQL in-app for Web Apps

MySQL in-app feature enables running MySql natively on Azure App Service platform.You don’t need to provision a database explicitly as during the creation of the web app when using this feature,  we take care of enabling it if you select “MySQL in-app ” during creation or if the feature is turned ON for existing web… Read more

Benchmarking MySQL in-app performance

Azure app service just launched a new feature, MySQL in-app to support MySQL natively. MySQL in-app is recommended for development and testing (DEV/TEST)  scenarios to quickly spin up PHP+ MYSQL applications on Azure to start developing and understanding the Azure app service platform. You can easily migrate this database when ready for production to ClearDB database… Read more