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 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.
When is a good time to update your WordPress installation to the latest? Generally, the answer is that “whenever possible” is a good time. Right now, add “as soon as possible” to that.
Very efficient as always, thank you