We are pleased to announce a new set of Magento 2.1 updates is now available. Magento Commerce (formerly Enterprise Edition) and Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition) 2.1.8 feature over 90 improvements, as well as our first pull requests from the community. Updates include:
Cache tuning for improved performance
Mass action performance optimizations
Faster deployments for multi-language sites
Detailed release notes are posted online and the new software is available in My Account, on the Community Edition Download Page, and via Composer. As a best practice, be sure to install and test these releases in a development environment before releasing into production to avoid any disruptions.
We encourage you to take advantage of these valuable updates. Combined with the powerful Magento 2.1 feature set, they offer a strong foundation for future business growth.