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Engine Yard Release Notes- November 2016

 

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for November 21st, 2016

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:

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:

  • Reduced warnings created by interval controls of collectd check_health_for
  • Fixed issues with NewRelic server monitoring.
  • Added labels to New Relic server monitoring.
  • Fixed an issue with cron jobs specified on the EY Cloud dashboard not being created on app_master
  • Fixed an issue with ssmtp not being installed properly
  • Added the ability to select PHP versions, including PHP 7. This is currently behind a feature flag. Please open a Support Ticket to enable it.
  • Reloaded HAProxy when SSL certificate is updated
  • Fixed an issue with Passenger 5 and utility instances
  • Added Postgres extensions support
  • Created /root/.psqlrc for better prompt and 2000 line .psql_history file
  • Default sync_binlog to 0 for MySQL 5.7 to improve binary logging performance.

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

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for November 10th, 2016

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:

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:

  • This update resolved an issue with the ey config gem on stable v5
  • Installed rack 1.6.4 before installing Unicorn, to get around rack 2.0.1's dependency on Ruby 2.2.
  • Resolved an issue with SSL Certificates and Passenger 5
  • Improved the reliability of chef when starting up Postgres on newly created servers.
  • Improved the reliability of chef when booting instances with volumes larger than 2TB.
  • This update allowed EFS to be mounted automatically by the cookbooks.
  • Fixed issues when stopping NodeJS applications upon a deploy.
  • Fixed missing performance graphs on the cloud dashboard.
  • Added functionality to improve stability of collectd monitoring.

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

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for November 1st, 2016

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:

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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.

  • This update allows EFS to be mounted automatically by the cookbooks.

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


 

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