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Hosting my WordPress blog on Azure

Hosting my WordPress blog on Azure

Last month I moved my blog from AWS hosting to Azure, as I mentioned in my blog Moving my blog from AWS to Azure.  My blog is currently hosted on WordPress and when I migrated it I chose to build a IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) virtual machine.  Maybe not the most “modern” solution for hosting with the public cloud however I wanted to try IaaS as a first step so I could brush up on my Linux skills.   So…

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Moving my blog from AWS to Azure

Moving my blog from AWS to Azure

Back in December 2016 I moved my blog from Blogger to WordPress and also changed from a free hosting provider to Amazon Web Services (AWS).  At the time it was a good move as I was able to take advantage of free services from AWS.  However since January 2017 I have been paying for the hosting, at £8.40 a month.  So after some research and planning I decided to move my blog to Azure. In order to keep costs low…

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WordPress in Azure

WordPress in Azure

As I’m sure you are all familiar with WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.  I’ve been toying with the idea of moving this blog away from AWS hosting and moving to Azure for awhile now, so I’ve been spending time exploring the options that are available and there are a few. The three options that I’ve explored so far are: Using the WordPress marketplace item within Azure Using the WordPress on Linux marketplace item within Azure Rolling my…

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Move from Blogger to WordPress and AWS

Move from Blogger to WordPress and AWS

The Beginning Back in November 2014 I launch my blog “Techie Lass” but only started to really post regularly within 2015 and invest more time into it.  When launch my underlying platform was Blogger, however earlier this year I started to think I needed something a little more “professional”. New Platform and Blog format After a lot of research I settled on using WordPress as it seemed a popular choice among bloggers and had lots of functionality available to it….

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