We’ve updated the default version of Ruby on Rails on our servers to version 2.2.3.
If you have a Ruby on Rails application that originally used Rails 1.1.6 or earlier, you might have trouble after yesterday’s Rails update (which also updated several other Ruby “gems”, including the “RubyGems” gem itself).
We’ve updated the default version of Ruby on Rails on our servers to version 2.1.0.
A heads-up if you use Ruby on Rails: We’re going to be upgrading the default version on our servers to 2.0.2 soon. We want to give you plenty of notice, because when we tried upgrading some older test applications, they didn’t work without changes.
We’ve updated several things on our servers today:
- Ruby on Rails was updated from version 1.2.3 to 1.2.6. (If you use Rails on your site, our page explaining how to freeze Rails explains how you can get total control of Rails updates.)
- phpMyAdmin was updated from version 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199.
- The WordPress software that runs this blog was updated to version 2.3.1. That doesn’t directly affect our customers — but if you’ve installed your own version of WordPress on your own site, this is a good reminder to update it: some older versions have security vulnerabilities. (We found that the update from 2.2.X to 2.3.1 was painless.)
- PHP 5.4.22 and 5.5.6
- Thanksgiving 2013 Holiday Hours
- Brief outage on web04 server November 11, 2013 (resolved)
- Updates: MySQL 5.1.72, PHP 5.4.21, PHP 5.5.5 (completed)
- WordPress 3.7.1
- web11 server hardware failure October 23, 2013 (resolved)
- Technical details of the CVE-2013-4365 mod_fcgid bug
- Brief scheduled maintenance on web06 server September 28, 2013 (completed)
- Avoid forwarding spam to other services
- Gmail problems September 23, 2013 (resolved)