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Engine Yard Release Updates March 2013

The updates described are either important (where you need to take action) or of interest (you might want to know about these changes but you don't need to do anything).

Hotfix: Issues with Engine Yard Cloud stack

March 28th, 2013

Action: You automatically apply these changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your environment.

  • Fixes issues with SSL on solo instances, related to this known issue.
  • Fixes issue with Chef 10 in stable-v3, which caused gem_package installs to end up in Resin rather than system Ruby. (Limited Access release.)

Major: Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 Early Access

March 19th, 2013

Action: Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 is an optional Early Access release. No action required.

We are excited to announce the Early Access release of Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11. This update includes a rebase off Hardened Gentoo, which provides a more secure stack for your application environments.

We encourage you to try Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 the next time you need to spin up a new environment. An important consideration when you create and test an Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 environment is to verify the version numbers for all stack components; be sure and check out the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 Early Access Tech Stack for details.

For more information, see Use Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 Early Access, the Engine Yard Gentoo 12.11 FAQs, and the blog.

Hotfix: Issue with Engine Yard Cloud stack upgrade

March 19th, 2013

Action: You automatically apply these changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your environment.

We fixed the issue described in this known issue and related to today's stack upgrade.

  • Fixes issue for SSL traffic detection on non-Passenger, non-ELB, non-stunnel, non-single-instance environments.

Minor: Engine Yard Cloud stack upgrade

March 19th, 2013

Action: You automatically apply these changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your environment.

  • Updates Ruby 1.9.3 to patch level p392.
  • Fixes issue with updating package manager encountered by customers using stunnel.
  • Adds Riak support for ext4 file system and backups. (Early Access release.)
  • Fixes SSL/non-SSL detection issues with ELB. (Early Access release.)

Minor: Engine Yard Cloud stack upgrade

March 12th, 2013

Action: You automatically apply these changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your environment.

  • Improves the purging of database binary logs. See MySQL Tools Reference for more information.
  • Ensures Unicorn is available (bundled directly or indirectly) when Unicorn is the selected app server type.
  • Enables private Riak Enterprise installation.
  • Fixes issue with PGP key encryption, without providing a key, no longer blocks database backups (in other words, backups are done without encryption in this case). (Limited Access release.)
  • Fixes issue with collectd graphs. (Hotfix.)

Minor: Engine Yard Cloud stack upgrade

March 5th, 2013

Action: You automatically apply these changes the next time you click the Upgrade button for your environment.

  • Cleans up non-critical errors in the Chef log (by fixing those errors).
  • Adds support for Riak 1.3 on Riak database clusters. (Early Access release.)
  • Adds HAProxy for Riak on utility instances (when needed).
  • Adds memcached.yml file on utility instances.
  • Updates AppFirst collector to v75.

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