Lessons Learned from Running Massive WordPress Sites at Scale

Microsoft runs several large and important websites using WordPress on Azure. These are big sites handling millions of page views per day. The Azure app service is a really simple service used to get sites set up and running within the cloud environment so they’re massively scalable.

In this session, Cory will explain how WordPress can run on Azure at scale and the lessons learned from running very large WordPress sites at Microsoft.

What You’ll Learn

  • Microsoft’s involvement in the open-source space
  • Microsoft’s contributions made to the WordPress community
  • An overview of Azure and their cloud hosting environment
    • Reddis
    • Storage
    • App Services