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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Maintenance Window For April 14, 2014

After months of planning, we’re excited to make the final cut over to our new hosting platform. This new platform is engineered to provide scalability and redundancy at every level. As we continue to grow, we’re excited to enhance performance, security and reliability for all CheddarGetter customers. As a result of the migration, we’ll be […]

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Scheduled Downtime For March 19th, 2014

As a preliminary step toward migration to an improved hosting platform, we’ll be experiencing a few seconds of scheduled downtime this Wednesday, between 12:00 and 13:00 UTC (7am-8am EDT/4am-5am PDT). We’re looking forward to this initial step in our larger migration project. We’ve been working behind the scenes for months developing a new hosting infrastructure. […]

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Trello – Home of the CheeseMap

By now you’ve all probably heard of the awesome project management site Trello. Which means that you should be more than familiar with The CheeseMap – our CheddarGetter development board. Want to know what we have in the works? Have input on one of our suggested features? Want to suggest some features of your own? […]

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Need Some Help?

Never fear, because now it’s easier than ever to get CheddarGetter support – or just to reach out and say hi – on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, or Google+. If we were any more heroic we’d need capes.

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Zapier Is Giving You Even More App Integration Possibilities

We’ve talked about how fantastic Zapier is in the past (*Spoilers* You can use Zapier to integrate CheddarGetter with a phenomenal number of services), so as you can imagine it makes us pretty pumped to announce that those crazy kids are at it again. In honor of “the month of love”, they’re adding 28 new […]

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A Look Back, A Look Forward, And A Flying Cat

Time Flies. Which is why we’re doing a look back on everything that we accomplished in 2013 on 1/31/14…but it’s never to late to give an update on what you may have missed, or a forecast of all of the awesome things we have in store for 2014! Here’s a rundown on what we accomplished […]

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Balancing Usage Levels and Charges

CheddarGetter has long been a proponent of bootstrapped startups. In every single planning meeting, we talk about our core customer base as being the startup. This has caused some degree of trouble for us when talking to larger customers, as they don’t understand how a company like ours can grow and sustain itself by catering […]

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