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Your Guide to GDPR Compliance: The Six Principles of Processing Personal Data

After our introduction to GDPR and our first post on
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What will you do after you deploy?

A key part of Platform.sh's benefit comes from its integrated build and deploy hooks. Deploying a new version of your site or application rarely means simply dumping what's in Git onto a server anymore.
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Your Guide to GDPR Compliance: Roles and Responsibilities

In our introductory GDPR blog post, we introduced the different definitions of personal data and how organizations can h
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Your Guide to GDPR Compliance (Introduction)

With the recent news on Cambridge Analytica and calls to #deleteFacebook, protecting people’s rights and freedoms in relation to their personal data and privacy is vital if companies want to retain consumer trus
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Platform.sh is going the distance in China with Impact China 2018

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More details on Drupal SA-CORE-2018-002

Platform.sh customers should visit Safe from DrupalGeddon II aka SA-CORE-2018-02 for the specific steps we took to protect all our Drupal instances.
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SA-CORE-2018-002 Drupal core vulnerability: We've got you covered

An hour ago the SA-CORE-2018-002 critical Drupal vulnerability was disclosed.
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Drupal critical core vulnerability announced

A week ago the Drupal security team published a dire-sounding advisory PSA-2018-001, rated highly-critical for Drupal core.
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Announcing the Platform.sh WAF

One of the best features of a Software as a Service platform (like Platform.sh) is the regular, automatic upgrades. When the system gets better it gets better for everyone, and often at no extra cost to you.
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Using cloud technology and automation to help enterprises become GDPR ready

With less than 100 days to go until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, many companies are realizing
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We are nothing without our customers’ success

Have you had to wait a long time for an answer to your support ticket? We hear you, we’re sorry and here’s what we’re doing to fix it.
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Using Platform.sh with Scrum

Scrum is easy to do badly, and hard to do well. One of its main challenges is effectively managing changes in a way that doesn't cause conflicts.
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Changing the Node.js version in your application container

Platform.sh provides Node.js in all our containers, regardless of whether it's a proper Node.js container, currently this is 6.x LTS.
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HHVM deploys off into the sunset

We always aim to offer our customers the best experience possible, with the tools they want to use.
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Platform.sh is ready to make an Impact in China

Shortly after the success of the prestigious French Tech Tour China 2017, Platform.sh is excited to be invited to join the elite Impact China 2018 program organized by BpiFrance, the leading French investment bank, and Business France, the French national agency for international business development.
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Spectre/Meltdown Security Update Notice

By now you have likely heard of two large hardware vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre (https://spectreattack.com/) which have sent many in the IT world
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Backup and Forget

Platform.sh allows users to create a byte-for-byte snapshot of any running environment, production or otherwise, at any time with a single button click or command line directive.
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A look back on 2017

Time flies. It's been quite a year for Platform.sh as our product continues to improve. One of the great things about a managed services product is that it can continually improve without you even realizing it.
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Tighten up your TLS

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is the encryption protocol used by all secure websites today.
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Route all the things

Platform.sh has always put a great value on customer flexibility. That flexibility at times can seem bewildering, however, as users have an ample supply of buttons and dials to to customize their application architecture, hosting, and workflow.
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Watch your inheritance

PHP 7.2 introduced a neat new feature called "type widening". In short, it allows methods that inherit from a parent class or interface to be more liberal in what they accept (parameters) and more strict in what they return (return values) than their parent.
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Living on the edge with Ruby 2.5 (preview)

Many of you know Platform.sh as your go-to modern PHP cloud solution; A bunch of you have been running NodeJS for the last two years.
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GitLab Integration is here!

As you might know, Platform.sh allows you to create, on-the-fly, an ephemeral staging/development environment, on the cloud, for every git branch or pull-request.
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Platform.sh joins the prestigious French Tech Tour China 2017

Our Asia-Pacific team kicks off a whirlwind tour this week, with visits to Singapore, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing over the next two weeks.
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Welcome to the world, PHP 7.2!

Today the PHP development team released the latest version of the web's favorite language, PHP 7.2.0. Huge thanks and congratulations to everyone that worked on it, especially release managers Sara Golemon and Remi Collet. You can already try it out on Platform.sh, of course.
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Deploy API Platform on Platform.sh

  API Platform is probably the most feature-rich, well... platform, to build robust API driven backends from REST services to GraphQL.
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WordPress security updates, the quick way

Yesterday, the WordPress team along with security researcher Anthony Ferrara released a new version of WordPress, version 4.8.3 that fixes a significant security vulnerability.
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Going Local with Lando

Platform.sh aims to be a complete solution for web development and hosting, while at the same time offering the flexibility to slot into your own development tools and methodologies. That's a tricky balance to strike at times: Providing a complete solution while offering maximum flexibility at the same time.
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Wildcard support for cookies in the HTTP cache

Platform.sh now supports regular expressions for wildcard cookie matching at the cache layer.
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The Platform.sh build-and-deploy pipeline

A repeatable and consistent build-and-deploy pipeline is an essential part of any modern web application.