Release 1209: SUPEE 5344 mitigation, Pip, Ruby, Sphinx

We have added filter rules to mitigate the Magento SUPEE 5344 attack for most cases. Be advised, if you haven’t patched your Magento installation yet, we strongly advise you to do this. Also in this release: Added the Python “pip” package manager on all nodes; Added the Ruby executable on all nodes; Added support for the Sphinx […]

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Release 1133: More Magento brute force protection

After witnessing large scale brute force attacks at /downloader/ URLs (Magento Connect interface), we have extended our brute force filter. This will save resources and minimize the risk of hackers actually finding your password! Subjects are temporarily (2h) banned after trying 10 POSTs.

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Release 1120: Query cache, CLI tools, Cache flush preparation

We have further tuned the query cache parameters for the Percona database server. This gives a few percent performance gain on most shops. Hypernode CLI tools are improved: you can now use, for example, tail -f /var/log/nginx/access.log | parse-nginx-log –php to see a live stream of PHP requests. Head to our knowledgebase for some more […]

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Release 1073: Image optimizer, Subversion, HHVM restart

Quickly save 30% of Magento disk usage and loading speed for your visitors: this release introduces the hypernode-image-optimizer. Also Subversion is now installed (as requested by 42Functions) and HHVM does a conditional nightly restart to counter memory leaks.

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Release 1003: Enable local staging environment (beta)

This release enables a BETA feature: run a staging environment on a different port. This way, you can quickly make a copy of a production shop to analyse a specific bug. Or publish your pending release, so that your customer can try it out. We invite early adopters to test it and let us know […]

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Release 969: Mail through Byte, SSL RC4, Nginx include fix

A multi bug fix release. Outgoing mail is rerouted through Byte mailservers. This fixes an issue where we boot a cloud server that was previously used to send spam, and its IP is on a blacklist. RC4 cipher is removed for sites using SSL. This will enable SSL sites to score an A at the […]

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Release 862: New Percona MySQL server fixes security bug

This is a MySQL server upgrade from version 5.6.16-64.2-569 to 5.6.22-71.0-726 and fixes a (low risk) bug that was recently published. No functional changes were discovered in the acceptance tests nor distilled from the Percona changelog, so everything should work as usual! The upgrade also squelches a warning from the Qualys scan. Upgrading took place […]

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Release 827: New HHVM version: 3.4.2!

Update: the upgrade was rolled back until further notice, due to XML crashes. We’ve upgraded HHVM from version 3.3.0 to 3.4.2. Functionally speaking, this is a transparent upgrade for Magento. However, this solves an important memory leak issue, which in some cases could eat all of a server’s memory, causing it to crawl to a halt. […]

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Release 785: install pdftk, imagemagick and a new version of n98-magerun

On request we made pdftk, imagemagick and a new version of n98-magerun available. PDFTK is a toolkit for converting pdf, imagemagick is a swiss armyknife for converting images and n98-magerun is a toolkit for managing magento installations on the commandline.

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Release 771: vagrant image available, correct blocking of PHP in /media/ and /var/

Vagrant image is now available By popular demand, we’ve been working on a Vagrant image for Hypernode. This image allows you to develop your site on an environment exactly like a Hypernode, only on your own your laptop or PC. Have a look at our Github repo for the Vagrant image and give it a […]

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