In order to let developer quickly build, deploy and scale applications without having to maintain the underlying web servers or operating systems, Microsoft announces general availability of Azure App service on Linux along with its Web App for Containers capability.
The Web App container offers Azure now offers built-in image support for ASP.NET Core, Node.js, PHP and Ruby on Linux. They also added ability let developer use their own Docker formatted container images supporting Java, Python, Go and more. Using various pre-built package available in Azure Marketplace, you can set a web site with popular CMS (WordPress, Joomla and Drupal) within few clicks.
Azure App Service currently hosts more than a million cloud applications. Azure App Service helps developers to quickly build, deploy and scale applications without having to maintain the underlying web servers or operating systems. With general arability on Linux and Web App for Containers the platform became more powerful.
Furthermore, Azure App Service on Linux also offers built-in CI/CD capabilities and an intuitive scaling experience. With a few simple clicks, you can integrate with GitHub, Docker Hub or Azure Container Registry. Within few steps, the services will set up the application environment and handle the maintenance for you.