Engine Yard Release Notes- December 2017

Engine Yard Stack Release Notes for December 19th, 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-v4-2.0.125


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

  • Excludes remote mount point directory /data/subdir or /db/subdir from the primary EBS filesystem health check.
  • Adds support for timezone controls to PostgreSQL
  • Adds support for Postgres versions 9.4.12, 9.3.17, and 9.2.21.
  • Improves migration support to Stable-v5 by adding support for Postgres 9.5.7.
  • Updates Nginx to 1.6.3, or 1.2.9-r7 for passenger 3.
  • Adds support for logical backups of RDS databases
  • Adds automatic database engine detection based on the environment DNA
  • Update DNAPI for better compatibility with legacy cookbooks and new DNA attributes
  • Adds security update of media-libs/tiff package to the 4.0.8
  • Updates fog-aws module from 0.3.0 to 1.2.1
  • Deprecates and removes unused aws-s3 gem

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




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