Release-3285: updated Blackfire and GeoIP database, and added GeoIP city

We updated the Blackfire PHP5 probes to the latest versions (agent 1.7.4, PHP probe 1.12.0) We updated the GeoIP* database to the latest version which comes with Ubuntu 16.04 We included the GeoIP city database into NGINX. The city fields are now available in the PHP $_SERVER environment variable. Fixed a problem where backups were […]

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Release-3274: NGINX upgrade for all remaining nodes

Today all Hypernodes starting with N-Z and 0-9 will be upgraded to a newer NGINX version. Additionally we made some changes to our Web Application Firewall (WAF). If you notice something out of the usual or think this new configuration is somehow clashing with your NGINX configuration, please contact us.

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Release-3272: PHP 7 update to version 7.0.10

We’ve deployed the latest PHP 7.0 to all nodes running PHP 7.0. This is PHP 7.0.10, that contains a couple minor security fixes. Please find the changelog here: http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.10      

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Release-3270: NGINX upgrade, hypernode-importer can use a jumphost

Today all Hypernodes starting with the letters A-M will be upgraded to a newer NGINX version. Additionally we made some changes to our Web Application Firewall (WAF). If you notice something out of the usual or think this new configuration is somehow clashing with your NGINX configuration, please contact us. Also we upgraded the globally […]

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Release-3237: hypernode-importer can import ZIPs and SQL dumps

This release contains a couple of new hypernode-importer features that have been used by our onboarding team for a while already and today they have been added to the help menu so they can be used by all Hypernode users. Importing the webroot from the filesystem instead of the remote host This flag enables you […]

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Release-3229: per IP PHP worker limit for all (remaining) nodes

The per IP dynamic worker limit is now enabled for all nodes starting with N-Z and 0-9. Any IP address who is using too many PHP workers (already) will receive a 429 error code on their next request. Documentation on how to whitelist IPs or disable this feature can be found in our support documentation.

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Release-3204: installed Node.js, Compass and Sass

We installed Compass and Sass, a CSS pre-compiler that provides organizable, reusable CSS. This tool received 18 votes on our Uservoice. Please let us know if you have any issues with the versions we’ve provided, as they come from the default 12.04 repositories. Also, we installed Node.js (version 0.10.37) by default on all Hypernodes. No need to install […]

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Release-3200: increase FastCGI buffers and dynamic IP limit overrideable

In this release we increased the FastCGI buffers by default, because in some corner cases customers had to increase these themselves. Next to that we changed the implementation of the dynamic request limit per IP in such a way that it can be overridden in the Nginx config. Documentation about this will follow.

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Release-3179: Enable slot limiting for nodes with the letter A-M and disable MySQL binlog

All nodes starting with the letter A-M, will have the slot limiting enabled as described here. We’ve disabled the MySQL bin logs, since we do not do any replication. This avoids unneeded overhead.

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Release-3168: New n98-magerun commands for Varnish and more

We released a few minor changes and improvements to the platform: We’ve added two new Magerun commands for Varnish:

We’ve installed ‘zip’. Allow files from within /.well-known/ folder as per RFC5785. It’s used for discovery of policy or other information by Apple’s appstore, Let’s Encrypt and others. We’ve added a cron and monitoring to […]

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