Many thanks to the folks who came out for my talk last week at Atlanta PHP on Windows Azure. I loved the questions and our dialog! Here are some useful resources to get you started.

Slide deck - Scaling big while sleeping well

Good articles by Josh Holmes

Here are a couple of notes about PHP on Windows Azure since Josh wrote those posts.

  • I was having trouble running Eclipse even though I had installed the Java JRE. Turns out I needed to also have Java installed for IE. Once I did that, Eclipse ran just fine.
  • The Windows Azure Tools for Eclipse only worked with Eclipse 2.1. I had initially tried 2.2 but had to roll back.

Here are some good resources for PHP on Windows Azure