How we did it: Responsive Email Design

How we did it: Responsive Email Design Next week, we’ll be launching a brand new set of default email templates for CheddarGetter. We learned a ton about coding and designing responsive and highly-deliverable emails through the process. From the get-go, we had a few goals for the new templates in mind: High Deliverability We didn’t […]

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How we did it: Responsive Email Design

Next week, we’ll be launching a brand new set of default email templates for CheddarGetter. We learned a ton about coding and designing responsive and highly-deliverable emails through the process. From the get-go, we had a few goals for the new templates in mind: High Deliverability We didn’t want these transactional emails ending up in […]

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Scheduled Maintenance For June 8th

Security is a top priority for us here at CheddarGetter. Recently, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued a vulnerability advisory for the RC4 encryption algorithm currently used by our load balancer. While this vulnerability potential only allow access to 100 bytes of data for every 1 billion connections, it is still advised that security […]

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CheddarGetter is getting a new look!

As many of you know, we’ve had a brand new version of CheddarGetter in beta testing for a few months. Today we’re excited to announce that the official cut over to the new CheddarGetter will be next week. On April 14th, CheddarGetter will become mobile friendly from top to bottom, receiving a total overhaul of […]

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Scheduled Maintenance For January 23rd-25th

This Friday night from 10pm ET through Saturday morning at 10am ET and again Saturday night from 10pm ET until Sunday morning at 10am ET, our secure hosting provider, Firehost, will be preforming maintenance to re-sync firewall rules across their platform. It is likely that CheddarGetter and our customers will see no impact from this […]

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Introducing the New CheddarGetter Dashboard

We’ve been hard at work improving CheddarGetter. As you may know, we recently increased the security, reliability and performance of CheddarGetter with a major upgrade to our hosting platform. Today, we’re excited to share a major rework of our UI and an improved dashboard. We’ve made CheddarGetter’s interface mobile-friendly, enabling you to check critical metrics […]

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Scheduled Maintenance For August 18, 2014

This Monday, August 18, between 11:00 and 12:00 UTC (7am-8am EDT/4am-5am PDT), our hosting partners will be making some required changes to our infrastructure. We don’t anticipate that will result in any downtime but as usual, we’re scheduling the entire hour as a maintenance window to be sure. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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Scheduled Maintenance For June 23, 2014

This Monday, June 23, between 15:00 and 16:00 UTC (11am-12pm EDT/8am-9am PDT), we’ll be performing a few package updates on our primary database server. Due to our recent platform upgrades, we now have full redundancy at our database layer. As a result, we anticipate that this routine maintenance will cause zero downtime. However, since this […]

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Important Information Regarding Our Recent SSL Upgrade

On May 14, 2014 we upgraded our SSL certificate to use SHA-256, the most widely supported SHA-2 hashing algorithm. SHA-2 was developed by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) to replace the aging SHA-1 hashing algorithm which may have mathematical weaknesses. NIST has recommended that SHA-1 not be used for digital signature generation after […]

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Downtime Window Tonight – 4/11/2014

Starting at around 2014-04-10 20:00 UTC (approximately 22 hours ago) we noticed elevated memory usage on our primary database server. While primary API services continue to operate normally, we have temporarily disabled recurring transaction processing. We are working diligently to pinpoint the problem and release memory to its normal level without the need for a […]

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