When you think of Windows Azure most people think that you need to be building using Microsoft technologies to use it. That’s not true, it’s perfectly possible to host all sort of applications on Azure, this was evidenced recently when the Screen Actors Guild moved there Drupal (a PHP, open source CMS) website from Linux servers to Windows Azure. You can read more about it on the Microsoft Interoperability blog:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/interoperability/archive/2012/02/24/sag-awards-website-moves-to-windows-azure.aspx