The server has been successfully upgraded to DayZ Mod 1.8.9.
YOU MUST HAVE THE LATEST DAYZ MOD CLIENT VERSION AND THE LATEST STABLE ARMA 2 PATCH INSTALLED VIA STEAM. When launching DayZ Mod via Steam it should automatically update your game to 1.8.8. If not you can go into your game library and update DayZ Mod. Make sure you do not have auto update turned off or you will not get the latest stable patch updates.
You can go to the link below to look at the latest changes in this patch.
Have fun and keep in mind some things are missing and will be added throughout the week so please be patient.