Release-3428: Stop HHVM on all A-L Hypernodes which are not using it

For all Hypernodes with the first letter A-L we’ve stopped HHVM unless it was used. On the remaining Hypernodes (M-Z), we stopped HHVM already in an the earlier release. HHVM is deprecated in favor for PHP7. In order to save memory we’ve stopped HHVM on all nodes which were not using it to reclaim memory. […]

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Release-3421: Stop HHVM on all M-Z Hypernodes which are not using it

For all Hypernodes with the first letter M-Z we’ve stopped HHVM unless it was used. The remaining Hypernodes (A-L) will also receive this feature in due time. HHVM is deprecated in favor for PHP7. In order to save memory we’ve stopped HHVM on all nodes which were not using it to reclaim memory. New Hypernodes […]

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Release-3411: Automatic recovery

For all Hypernodes, whose first letter begins with M-Z, we’ve enabled a new automatic recovery feature today. All Hypernodes starting with letters A-L will receive this feature as well in due time. Should a Hypernode become unreachable or unresponsive, our automation will attempt to resolve the problem before alerting one of our technicians. The automation […]

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Release-3377: Remove HHVM for new Hypernodes

As of now newly ordered Hypernodes will not have HHVM available anymore. Support can re-enable HHVM for you, should it really be necessary. We recommend everyone to use PHP7 instead. It delivers an even better performance boost and is better maintained by the community.    

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Release-3359: NGINX config reloader no longer allows absolute includes

We’ve updated the NGINX config reloader to not allow absolute includes. Absolute includes worked against the NGINX config reloader. The purpose of the config reloader is to ensure that the live config is syntactically correct and working, having an outside dependency (include) that can change the running live config can cause NGINX to no longer come up. Specifically the following includes are […]

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Release-3359: Let’s Encrypt Firefox fix

We’ve improved the let’s encrypt implementation. Firefox now accepts the certificates as expected.

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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-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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