Dear App42 Users.
On October 16th, Oracle announced security vulnerabilities and associated software patches affecting MySQL 5.5 and 5.6: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2014-1972960.html#AppendixMSQL.
To address these vulnerabilities, our Amazon RDS instances will go through upgrade process on 26th Oct 2014 at 01:00 AM UTC/GMT . This upgrade may result in down time across all our products and services for few minutes. All apps using our services might also be effected because of the upgrade. Please see Amazon security bulletin for more details about this mandatory and urgent upgrade.
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ShepHertz Support Team