Release 2902: Solr for Excellence plans, fixed session cleaner

11 April 2017: due to low demand we deprecated SOLR in favor of sphinx. Starting now we don’t sell SOLR plans anymore. In today’s release we have: Solr is available on request for all Excellence Hypernodes. Please contact Support if you’d like it enabled. We moved the sessions from one place to the other. We […]

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Release 2856: New Relic 6.2, now also for PHP 7.0

We’ve updated the New Relic agent to the latest version, which is compatible with PHP 7.0. So we’ve also added New Relic to PHP 7.0 when you enable it on the Service Panel. Also, we’ve made some tweaks to the OOM killer, which is a piece of software that is triggered when your Hypernode runs […]

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Release 2498: Magento2 support

Support for Magento2 has been in the works for a while. It started with the update to PHP 5.5 in release 2451. And now we have a first version of Magento2 support for Hypernodes. To get an Nginx config for Magento2: place a file named magento2.flag in /data/web/nginx/ Our Nginx config reloader will pick that […]

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Release 2192: No more PHP memory limits, blocking certain bots entirely

No more memory limits on PHP processes A while ago, we introduced a global cgroup limit on memory. This is a safeguard that makes sure the app user does not use more memory than is healthy for the Hypernode. The total of memory used by processes owned by the app now cannot exceed a certain […]

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Release 1810: Varnish fixes, Turpentine continuous integration

So it’s been a busy week at Hypernode headquarters. There’s been lots of development on internal processes and customers testing Varnish brought up lots of interesting bugs to fix 🙂 This release brings you: Migrating nodes that have Varnish enabled will now just work ™ instead of crashing. We’ve created Jenkins jobs that test Hypernodes […]

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Release 1767: Varnish support

This release features preliminary support for Varnish using the Turpentine module for Magento. The change should not affect current Hypernodes, because Varnish is disabled by default (requests are not routed through Varnish, nor is it started by default so it does not use up any memory). Customer overrides of Nginx should all still work. To […]

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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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Release 641: SSLv3 no longer supported

Deprecated SSL protocol SSLv3 no longer supported Many techblogs have reported that a big security hole named POODLE was found in SSL version 3. This protocol version has been deprecated for years in favor of TLS. To keep our Hypernodes safe and care-free, we’ve decided to disable SSLv3 support. Impact The impact will be negligible: […]

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Release 640: 404 optimization, Nginx config warnings in prompt

Missing media no longer triggers Magento 404 Our Nginx configuration contained a flaw that caused all missing media files (images, css, js) to be routed to Magento. Magento then renders a nice 404, but nobody is interested in that page. So we’ve changed the configuration to be more like the standard Magento config for Apache […]

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Release 573: connect suppliers through FTP, Cloudflare support

You can now connect your suppliers through FTP As you might well know, FTP is an old protocol that is, at it’s core, unsafe to use. The protocol uses passwords, and worse, these are sent in plaintext. So up to now, we only offered an SSH logging, thus supporting SFTP, rsync and scp. Unfortunately, there […]

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