Drupal 8.7.6 is available to apply as a 1-click update on Pantheon site dashboards.
Drupal 8.7.5 is available to apply as a 1-click update on Pantheon site dashboards.
The New Relic agent has been upgraded Platform-wide. For more info see New Relic PHP Agent 220.127.116.11 release notes.
Now when you create a new site on Pantheon, you can select from one of four regions across the globe, including Australia, Canada, and the European Union. For more info see Pantheon Site Regions and Data Residency.
Pantheon now recommends A/AAAA records instead of CNAME records. This change is to reduce complexity, confusion, and address a few edge cases introduced with CNAMEs. For example, the use of an MX or TXT record prevents the use of a CNAME. If you are already using a CNAME you can continue to do so or you can update to A/AAAA records as shown on the dashboard.
An issue was fixed that improved the consistency of hourly cron runs.
WordPress 5.2.2 is available to apply as 1-click updates on Pantheon site dashboards. For more information, see https://wordpress.org/news/2019/06/wordpress-5-2-2-maintenance-release/.
Following April’s announcement of our new European Union region, we’ve added Australia and Canada regions. For more info see https://pantheon.io/docs/regions
WordPress 5.2.1 is available to apply as 1-click updates on Pantheon site dashboards. . For more information, see https://wordpress.org/news/2019/05/jaco/.
Whether you need your WordPress or Drupal site to meet data residency requirements or have a performance use case not solved by caching requests through Pantheon’s Global CDN, contract customers can now create sites in the European Union. Also see the blog announcement.
Pantheon’s new Disaster Recovery offering now supports Redis application cache. A standby Redis cache is provisioned in the site’s backup zone and ready for failover in the event of a data center outage. Also see documentation on Redis and Disaster Recovery best practices.
In January 2018, Pantheon announced migration of the Pantheon CMS Container Matrix to Google Cloud. Now, all site file storage, backup processing, and backup storage has moved from Amazon Web Services to Google Cloud. This change provides higher backup performance, higher reliability, and increased innovation ahead for all of Pantheon's customers.
PHP 7.3 is the new default for Drupal 8 and WordPress sites. Apply the 1-click update on the Pantheon site dashboard to upgrade. For more information see Faster WordPress & Drupal 8 sites with PHP 7.3 by Default.
Terminus 2.0.1 has been released with several improvements. For details see the Terminus 2.0.1 Changelog.
New Relic Agent has been upgraded platform-wide to 18.104.22.168. For details see New Relic release notes.
Pantheon has launched our new Community Forum! In addition to the ephemeral and fast-moving Slack channel, the new forum gives the community a place for long-form discussions, problem-solving, and engagement.
Moving forward, we’ll update you in this newsletter with the hottest topics and discussions happening in the community.
Pantheon has made WordPress 5.1.1, a security release, available on the platform. All users are encouraged to upgrade. For more information, see the WordPress 5.1.1 release announcement.
Andrew Taylor turned his Midwest PHP talk on Behat into a new guide on the installation and basic configuration of the automated testing tool.
This video series from Pantheon’s Developer Relations Team is a condensed version of their popular training sessions.