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Support for Open Source Technologies on Microsoft Azure App Service

WordPress Scheduled Jobs (wp-cron.php) and Slowness

Overview In Unix/Linux, a cron job is a task that can be configured to run at specific times or intervals. This is no different than a Web Job in Azure. However, in regard to WordPress, crons are invoked from wp-cron.php. For every request, WordPress runs a check to see if it’s time to invoke a… Read more

Executing Java Web Jobs on Azure

To execute the Java web jobs on Azure, follow the below steps :   1. Open Eclipse and create a Java Project and Java program for your application in your eclipse workspace.   2. After creating your application, create a batch file with following text –                   set PATH=%PATH%;%JAVA_HOME%/bin                java <Your Main Class name> 3. Bundle… Read more