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Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

Strongly Recommended to Upgrade to PHP 5.6, 7.0, or 7.1 Because the PHP Group stated that PHP 5.5 is no longer supported, there won’t be any more updates to that version, including security fixes. To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently,… 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

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