Applications now support worker instances.
Node.js 8.2 is now available.
Memcache 1.4 is now available as a caching backend.
Added support for setting custom headers for static files in
.platform.app.yaml. See the example for more information.
Added support for setting environment variables via
Added support for updated versions of several languages.
All production environments are now issued an SSL certificate automatically through Let's Encrypt.
See the routing documentation for more information.
MariaDB 10.1 is now available (accessible as
Additionally, both MariaDB 10.0 and 10.1 now use the Barracuda file format with
innodb_large_prefix enabled, which allows for much longer indexes and resolves issues with some UTF-8 MB use cases.
Elasticsearch 2.4 and 5.2 are now available. Both have a number of optional plugins avaialble. See the Elasticsearch documentation for more information.
A new service type is available for InfluxDB 1.2, a time-series database. See the InfluxDB documentation for more information.
Two new HHVM versions are now available.
MySQL now supports multiple databases, and restricted users per MySQL service.
redis-persistent service that is appropriate for persistent key-value data. The
redis service is still available for caching. See the Redis documentation for details.
Added an Apache 6.3 service, which can be configured with multiple cores. See the Solr documentation for details.
Any site configured with HTTPS will now automatically support HTTP/2
Read more on our blog post.