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Changelog 17th March 2016

Kasia HoffmanKasia Hoffman
Mar 17th 16Updated Jun 8th 22


Welcome to the Cloud 66 Changelog. Please take a quick look at the latest changes that went out this week!

Rack Frameworks

In addition to our existing support for Rails, Sinatra and Padrino, we're thrilled to announce newly added support for additional Rack frameworks including: Cuba, Grape, Hanami (aka Lotus), Praxis, Volt, Nancy, NYNY, Ramaze, Trailblazer and Goliath.

If you haven't done so already, you can read a short overview of each framework on our blog post.

Thank you to everyone who weighed-in to the discussion by voting on our User Voice forum. Your feedback is invaluable to us, as it helps prioritize future feature releases. So keep voting!

We always enjoy receiving your feedback, so please let us know how you're getting along with your projects.

Bulk User Operations

This is a new feature that's perfect for managing large teams, especially in agency or consulting environments where there are usually many transient users needing access to code. Bulk User Operations allow Cloud 66 account owners and team managers to download the Access Profile of any team member and reassign it to other users. Admins can also make manual changes to the files and then apply these to another user.

Read our blog post to find out more about Bulk User Operations.

Multiple Account Support with cx

If you're an owner of more than one account, you're now able to switch between multiple accounts and give these different descriptions with the simple -accounts command line.

Take a look at our help page for more information.

Cloud 66 Account Protection

We're pleased to introduce a new feature to boost the security of user access, by implementing Cloud 66 Account Protection.

We've built-in added protection for all users to prevent your account from being compromised. Meaning, if we notice any unusual behavior (i.e. someone logs into your account with a foreign IP address, different device, repeated failed attempts, etc..) we'll notify you by email.

For more information check out our blog post or read the help page.

Private SSH key in Docker build: Habitus

It's not easy to use private SSH keys during the Docker build, but it is a necessary step to secure your application. You can now make the process of adding SSH keys easier by using Habitus (an open source Docker Build Flow Tool).

Habitus comes with an internal web server that runs for the duration of the build process. This web server exposes your defined and selected secrets (like your private SSH keys), to the container being built. This way there's no need to move the SSH key out of its secure home.

Learn more by reading our blog post.

Habitus v0.4.2

The new version of Habitus v0.4.2 is now available.

Docker v1.10.3

We're now supporting version 1.10.3 of Docker.

What's Cloud 66 up to?

  • WORKSHOP: Tuesday 29th March at 6PM UTC in London
    Hands on workshop for Digital Agencies: How to deploy web apps with Docker containers.

  • WEBINAR: Tuesday 19th April at 4 PM UTC
    Join us and learn how do I use Docker Containers in production?

  • JAX DEVOPS CONFERENCE: Thursday 28th April in London
    Meet our resident developer evangelist Daniel van Gils on JAX DevOps and find out: How the hell do you run your microservices in production, and will it scale?

    Get involved by taking part in our Cloud 66 Slack Community.

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