This morning's system update went smoothly; some websites did take a bit longer than we expected to start up afterwards, but all is well now.
There are two big new features that we have introduced which are going through some final post-deploy tests before they go live -- a new system image (called
fishnchips) to support Python 3.8 and to add on a number of extra OS packages that people have been asking us for, and an update to our virtualization system that will fix a number of problems with specific programs. We'll be posting more about those when they're ready to go live. [Update: we've posted about the fishnchips system image here.]
But there were a number of other things we added: