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The platform-wide build of PHP 7.2 now supports connecting to an external Microsoft SQL server via sqlsrv functions. Your CMS should use Pantheon's default database, but this unlocks use cases that require connecting to an external MS SQL server.
PHP 5.5 and 5.3 have reached end-of-life (EOL), and PHP 5.6 and 7.0 will reach EOL in December 2018 so upgrade to PHP 7.1 or 7.2 as soon as possible.
WordPress 4.9.6 has been pushed to all site dashboards.
Use the filemount configuration to modify the default location of Pantheon's cloud-based filesystem. For details, see Pantheon YAML Configuration Files.
Learn how to manage Drupal 8 using Composer with Pantheon.