Release 2684: Varnish 4.0.3 and Vagrant

We’ve been quite busy here at Byte, this changelog highlights some of the changes we made since the last reported release: Varnish 4.0.3 is now the default on new Hypernodes We will be reaching out to customers who are currently running Varnish 3 to discuss upgrading to Varnish 4. added esi_disable_xml_check flag to Varnish 4 […]

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Release 2658: Magerun extensions

This release adds some great functionality to the preinstalled Magento Swiss army knife N98-Magerun: The handy extensions of Peter Jaap Blaakmeer have been added. Hypernode-sponsored features to check for updated modules and required patches.    

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Release 2628: Http2 support, magento 2 pre-installed

We’ve updated our nginx webserver to include http2 support. All our hypernodes now have http2 enabled. Magento2 trials now get magento2 pre-installed, to make it much more convenient to explore Magento2. When ordering a normal hypernode trial, the pre-installed magento version is still Magento 1. In HHVM we’ve enabled the zend compatibility mode which makes […]

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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 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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