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Pick the right data solution for Azure App Service

App Service makes building data driven solutions easier via the Azure portal. Azure app service supports various data solutions like SQL , MySQL  etc. To help understand how these data solutions work with App Service (Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Functions) and pick the right solution based on your needs, view the table below.  * Free Azure SQL… Read more

MySQL in-app feature for Web Apps on Linux

MySQL in-app for Linux Web App is not the same as MySQL in-app feature for Windows Azure Web App . For Linux web apps , we leverage the docker container to build MySQL as part of the image used to deploy in the Azure portal, for example WordPress on Linux. These custom images are available on… Read more

Announcing Try App Service: Web App on Linux (Containers)

Web App on Linux is now available for Try App Service. You can now create free trial Web App running on Linux App Service without credit card. All you need is an MSA account. App Service Web App on Linux (Preview) enables developers to run their cloud apps natively on Docker Containers for Linux. It… Read more

Introducing Azure App Service Support Center

“Why was my Web App down?” “How do I fix it?”   These are the common questions with no easy answers. Wouldn’t it be nice if solutions on what to do next are readily available? The Azure App Service Support Center is the answer. You can access it via “Diagnose and solve problems” in the… Read more

Connect Azure App Service to Azure database for MySQL and PostgreSQL via SSL

Azure Database for MySQL (Preview) and Azure Database for PostgreSQL  (Preview), both services support Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)  encryption. By default if you create a MySQL or PostgreSQL server using this server SSL is required to connect to all databases on that server. With Web Apps , the application needs to provide the certificate authority (CA) is… Read more

Enable PHP error logging in App Service

By default PHP error logging is turned off. When your application experiences issues , it would be beneficial to turn the logging on to investigate to root cause of the issue and mitigate it. There are different ways to do this based on whether you are using App Service on Windows or Linux. Follow the steps below… Read more

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