Release 2451: PHP 5.5 for new hypernodes

Hypernode changes: New hypernodes will be provisioned with php 5.5 All existing nodes remain on php 5.4, if you would like to switch to 5.5 please ask our support staff. In case a website on a hypernode gets hacked, we can now administratively disable the sites on it to prevent further damage. Improvements to our […]

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Release 2384: Passive FTP through AWS, fdupes and various infrastructure changes

Hypernode changes: Added fdupes to hypernode stack for deduplicating images Passive FTP through AWS is now supported Improvements to our deployment infrastructure: Tweaks to internal tools for faster access to all nodes More expansive monitoring of our internal systems Shorter cycle times for scaling our continuous deployment Persistent storage of job progress for inspection and […]

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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 2166: Crash recovery backups, stability tweaks and updated composer

A lot of exciting stuff has happened since the last update, mostly on the infrastructure side of things relating to the stability and monitoring of the platform. Internal changes: New method for creating crash recovery backups on the Digital Ocean nodes using S3 Automatic complete restoration of production nodes from backup All Magento Start and […]

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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 1736: Memory management enhancements and magmi importer security

Access to magmi is now blocked by default to protect shop owners from exposing an unsecured magmi installation to the world. Further improvements to memory management have been made, ensuring even greater stability in the event of an out-of-memory situation.

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Release 1720: Automatically install Magento, added Composer and other updates

Automatically install Magento on new Hypernodes Composer has been made available due to popular request Updated n98-magerun to 1.97.4 Updated the ionCube Loader to v5.0.15 Increased stability in memory management

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Release 1441: Rate-limiter tuned to solve issue with Sphinx, lftp secure ftp client

In some configurations Sphinx failed to respond to requests from the Magento admin panel, this is now resolved. Additionally, by request lftp has now been made available on the Hypernodes.

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Release 1378: Fix memory issues, better Shoplift protection

Stability release: It was discovered that the php.ini memory_limit wasn’t enforced for PHP-FPM which would crash a node in extreme circumstances. Now a large but sane limit is enforced (256M for Start, 512M for all other Hypernodes). The filter that we installed to counter the immediate threat of Shoplift exploitation turned out to block a […]

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