Release 4779: Kernel upgrade for CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown)

Over the course of today and yesterday we updated all DigitalOcean Hypernodes to the 4.4.0-109 kernel with the Meltdown fix. There are still some nodes that haven’t been rebooted into the new kernel because we could not create a preventive backup or because of other issues. Owners of these machines will be contacted with further […]

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Release 4735: Upper limit on active PHP requests per IP

PHP requests per IP Now that the new year has begun and the holiday season is coming to an end we’re lifting the deployment halt for this year. Like always, we’ve abstained from making big changes to the Hypernodes in the last couple of months to facilitate smooth sailing during the busiest period in E-commerce. […]

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