We will perform an upgrade to MariaDB Server, the drop-in replacement for (and better version of) MySQL Server this evening (UTC time). We expect no more than a few minutes of downtime for each server. This work has completed successfully.
We are pleased to announce availability of PHP 8.0 on all our servers. With this, we are also giving notice of the end of availability of PHP 7.3.
We have resolved issues with delayed email delivery on server W-32 in Cape Town today.
We have addressed certificate errors that some clients experienced.
The Cape Town data centre experienced a network problem this afternoon that that affecting access to all servers in that location for about one hour.
Very efficient as always, thank you