Release 5150: Upscaling without IP change, dedicated IPs for Hypernodes

In the past couple of months we have been very busy with overhauling our cloud provisioning automation and migration processes behind the scenes to provide a better experience when changing between Hypernode plans. While always being able to anticipate when you need to upgrade to a Hypernode with more resources to facilitate the growth of […]

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Release 5139: Stricter SSH Encryption Algorithms

In this release we have made it possible to configure a stricter set of encryption ciphers for SSH. SSH can use a wide collection of algorithms to secure the connection between your client and the server. Over time some of those ciphers have become outdated and could be regarded as weak. Especially CBC ciphers have […]

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Release 5133: Configurable MySQL temporary directory for extra space

In this release we’ve made it possible to configure your Hypernode to place the MySQL tmpdir on the /data disk instead of having it in the default /tmp directory on the root partition. This makes it possible to store a larger amount of MySQL temporary files at the cost of utilizing disk space on the […]

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Release 5131: Redis for sessions and AWS performance

With this changelog we introduce a couple of non-default, experimental features. As they are experimental, these features will only be made available on request. Redis for sessions Every Hypernode ships with a Redis instance, intended for cache usage. Currently we have disabled the ability to save its data to disk, making it entirely an in-memory […]

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Release 5108: Dynamic min/max spare PHP-FPM processes

Today we will deploy a small tweak to the PHP-FPM configuration on Hypernode. Previously the amount of start and spare server processes was statically configured. From now on they will be dynamically configured based on the environment. This means that large Hypernodes will be slightly quicker to respond in case of a rapidly increasing number […]

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Release 5077: New Relic updated to 8.0.0.204

We have updated the New Relic Agent to the latest version. New Relic is a profiling tool that can be used on your Hypernode to find performance issues and bottlenecks. The Agent consists of two parts. The daemon and the PHP extension. To update these we have added the latest versions of the following packages […]

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Release 5073: Configurable return-path for outgoing mail, workaround for Magento 2 sendmail bug

To work around this notorious bug in Magento 2 where setting the return-path has no effect, we have made it possible to configure the return-path from the server side. While the Magento Community Engineering team is aware of this issue no canonical solution has been proposed yet. So in order to provide some relief we […]

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Release 5070: New hypernode-servicectl utility, restart services as the app user

This week we have deployed a new command on all Hypernodes which exposes the capability of restarting or reloading a select number of services to the app user. The command is hypernode-servicectl and it takes as arguments an action (restart or reload) and a service (Nginx, php7.1-fpm, etc). Use case Because Hypernode is managed cloud […]

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Release 5069: hypernode-image-optimizer can now exclude directories

In this update we’ve added a new –exclude flag to the hypernode-image-optimizer. This option allows you to exclude specific subdirectories from the automated Magento image optimization. This can be handy in case you have already pre-optimized some images before deployment and you don’t want the optimizer to look at them again.

The hypernode-image-optimizer can […]

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Release 5068: PHP 7.0.28, 7.1.15 and 5.6.34

In this release we’ve updated PHP to the latest versions. PHP 7.0 is updated from 7.0.27 to 7.0.28, PHP 7.1 is updated from 7.1.13 to 7.1.15 and PHP 5.6 from 5.6.33 to 5.6.34. The most notable change is that this fixes CVE-2018-7584, stack-buffer-overflow while parsing HTTP response. In PHP through 5.6.33, 7.0.x before 7.0.28, 7.1.x […]

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