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Engine Yard Release Notes- April 2017

 

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for April 18th, 2017

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:stable-v4-2.0.120

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It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 (stable-v4) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates.

  • Skip database replication alerts during blocking backups.
  • Adds environment level timezone controls to cookbooks.
  • Adds support PostgreSQL 9.4.11. See our Upgrade Procedures for additional details about applying this update.

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 docs.

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI:

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It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 (stable-v2) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates. This week's updates:

  • Skip database replication alerts during blocking backups.

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 2009, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 2009 docs. 


 

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for April 13th, 2017

Minor: Engine Yard Gentoo 2016 stack upgrade

Action: You apply the following changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your Engine Yard Gentoo 2016 environment.

Note: For clarity, since we now have 2 Gentoo stacks, we refer to this stack as the Engine Yard Gentoo 2016 stack. You can access it by using the Stack select field in the Environment UI: stable-v5-3.0.24

It's best practice to upgrade your Engine Yard Gentoo 2016 (stable-v5) stack regularly for the latest security and product updates. This week's updates:

  • Sets up cron jobs for Passenger monitoring that automatically kills workers above a memory threshold.
  • Don't alert for database replication while blocking backups are running.
  • Adds the fail2ban custom chef recipe.
  • Sets the server_name in Nginx configuration for Node.js applications.
  • Addition of Ruby 2.4.0
  • Fix PM2 worker count on initial boot chef run.
  • Adds the ssmtp custom chef recipe
  • Removes unnecessary dependency of the core recipes on memcached.
  • Remove PM2 openrc script to avoid duplicate functionality with pm2 monitrc script that resurrects PM2.

For more information on Engine Yard Gentoo 2016, see the Engine Yard Gentoo 2016 docs.

 


 

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