Hope everyone had a great Labor Day! Here's what we have been up to this week.
--Tasha Drew, Product Manager Engineering Updates
The ability to specify an elastic IP for application slaves is now in GA and available to all our customers automatically. This feature allows you to assign an elastic IP address to an app slave instance directly from the dashboard. Customers may use this to create an IP whitelist for communicating with a gateway, or to maintain IP continuity if your app master goes down and the slave gets promoted. Read all about it here! Caveats: you need to boot a new application slave to have this option, and the option isn't available when you're initially creating an environment. Social Calendar (Come say hi!)
Thursday September 12th - Friday September 13th: Our support crew John Yerhot, Ralph Bankston, James Paterni, Will Luongo, and Kevin Phelps are all headed down to Chicago for Windy City Rails. Come say hi and join us at the after party on Thursday!
Marek posits that “It ain't about the callbacks -- it's about the flow control.”
Virgin Galactic had its second successful powered test flight! SpaceShipTwo broke the sound barrier, climbed up to 69,000 feet over the Mojave Desert, and descended using a tilt-wing "feathering" maneuver. SpaceShipTwo is designed to carry up to six passengers on flights.