Drupal on Windows Azure
Drupal is an open source content management system that runs on PHP. Windows Azure offers a flexible platform for hosting, managing, and scaling Drupal deployments. This paper focuses on an approach to hosting Drupal sites on Windows Azure, based on learning from a BPD Customer Programs Design Win engagement with the Screen Actors Guild Awards Drupal website. With the recent release of Windows Azure Websites, installing and creating a Drupal based website is straight-forward and seamless. However, as stated earlier, this paper is based on a customer design win project that used the Windows Azure platform.
Points for Managing & Monitoring your website :
For monitoring and management, we will look at Drupal on Windows Azure from three perspectives.
Although some management tasks span one or more of these categories, it is still helpful to discuss Drupal management on Windows Azure within these focus areas.
Ref: Technet @ Microsoft.com