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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

Troubleshooting MySQL Database on ClearDB

This article covers some common scenarios customers may run into using ClearDB with Microsoft Azure. For reference, here is a link to the ClearDB FAQ: https://www.cleardb.com/developers/help/faq As listed on the ClearDB FAQ, there are some general guidelines for using ClearDB. These guidelines include limitations on: Maximum Database Connections Maximum Database Size Maximum SELECT Query Execution… Read more