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Dan Spataro

The Importance of IP Peering in Cloud Computing

Jan 5, 2021 by Dan Spataro
IP peering becomes an important tool for extending and expanding the possible network pathways to provide more efficient delivery options.
Networking
How Linode’s network independence helps developers scale in the cloud - including more bundled network transfer.
Dan Spataro

Diversity, Flexibility, and Linux: Prioritizing Generous Transfer

Nov 9, 2020 by Dan Spataro
How Linode’s network independence helps developers scale in the cloud - including more bundled transfer.
Networking

DDoS: An Additional Layer of Security from Linode

Jan 24, 2020 by Hillary Wilmoth
With Linode DDoS, your servers and applications are shielded from unforeseen downtime and latency caused by distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Networking
Linode

Linode Network Backbone

Jun 27, 2017 by The Linode Security Team
As we outlined in our last network update, our network engineering department has been hard at work revamping our entire Internet-facing network by turning up gobs of capacity and directly peering with hundreds of networks all over the globe. Since then, we have extended our network backbone to all datacenters in North America and Europe. This […]
Networking
Linode

Network Update: Multi-homed, Increased Transit, Peering

Nov 2, 2016 by The Linode Security Team
Linode has completed initial Internet capacity upgrades in all facilities. All of our data centers are now multi-homed with several tier-1 transit providers and the largest peering exchanges in the world. This marks a milestone in Linode’s history: we now manage our own true service provider network, allowing us to deliver robust and reliable connectivity. […]
Networking
Linode

Network Status Updates – April 2016

May 2, 2016 by The Linode Security Team
In his January blog post, Alex Forster articulated that we have a plan in motion to upgrade the network across all of our data centers. We would like to share with everyone what has been done so far, and what still needs doing. Staffing up Since December 2015, we’ve added two new members to our […]
Networking
Linode

Network Hotplug

Feb 28, 2014 by The Linode Security Team
Introducing Network Hotplug Now you can add, remove, or swap IPs on the fly, without the need to reboot your Linode.  Previously the network infrastructure rules that govern a Linode’s networking capabilities were only rebuilt on boot.  Now this is done automatically when you make changes, and without the need for a reboot, and will take effect […]
Networking

Linode NextGen: The Hardware

Mar 18, 2013 by Christopher Aker
This is the second post in a series we’re doing about Linode: NextGen. The first post in the series focused on network upgrades we’re making. This post focuses on a new host specification, CPUs, a fleet refresh, and the deployment schedule for all these changes.  Oh, and this: We’re investing millions to make your Linodes […]
Networking

Linode NextGen: The Network

Mar 7, 2013 by Christopher Aker
This is the first of a series of blog posts about an effort we’re calling Linode: NextGen. In the coming days, we’ll tell you about other improvements and changes, but today we want to let you know about network upgrades. We’re spending $1 million making our network faster. Way faster. Cisco Nexus 7000 routers. Cisco […]
Networking

DNS AXFR ACLs and IPv6 masters

Apr 4, 2012 by Christopher Aker
Two new DNS Manager updates – AXFR ACLs and IPv6 masters for slave zones. Previously, if you needed the ability for others to transfer your zone from our authoritative nameservers, you could only enable it for everyone.  Now you can specify ‘any’, or a list of IPv4/IPv6 IPs and AXFRs will be limited to only […]
Networking
Linode

Native IPv6 Now Available in All Locations

Feb 28, 2012 by The Linode Security Team
With the World IPv6 Launch coming up on June 6th, 2012, we’ve been working hard to make IPv6 available to all Linode customers so they can participate. We’re happy to announce that IPv6 is now available in all six of our locations across the world! If you’d like to enable IPv6 for your existing Linode, just navigate to […]
Networking