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Linode and Akamai

Linode and Akamai

Feb 15, 2022 by Christopher Aker
I am excited to announce that Linode has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Akamai.

Celebrating 18 Years of Linode + Some Exciting News

Jun 16, 2021 by Christopher Aker
This month marks Linode’s eighteenth year as a company. A lot has changed since the day we started. Read more about how we're celebrating.

Linode at 17: A bunch of updates

Jun 16, 2020 by Christopher Aker
Linode turns 17 today! My sincere thanks to the entire Linode team, who work hard to support each other, and you - our customers. As we've done in past years, we want to celebrate with a few updates.

Linode turns 16: Triples Dedicated plan storage, halves NodeBalancer cost

Jun 19, 2019 by Christopher Aker
This week we’re celebrating Linode’s 16th birthday and we want you to celebrate with us. Like we’ve done in the past we’re using our birthday to also celebrate you. Here’s what we’ve got in store: NodeBalancer pricing reduction Starting today, NodeBalancer pricing has been reduced from $20/mo to $10/mo, for both new and existing NodeBalancers. […]

Introducing: Linode Dedicated CPU Instances

Feb 5, 2019 by Christopher Aker
Introducing our newest compute instance type: Dedicated CPU Instances Dedicated instances are optimized for workloads where consistent performance is required or where full-duty work (100% CPU all day, every day) needs doing. This includes build boxes, CI/CD, video encoding, machine learning, game servers, databases, data mining, and busy application servers. The underlying CPU resources for […]

Updated Linode Plans / New Larger Linodes

May 17, 2018 by Christopher Aker
We've updated the Linode lineup! All plans have received a resource increase. The standard instances now come with more disk space. High Memory instances and the larger standard plans got a RAM boost. We've also introduced a new large standard instance: the Linode 192GB, along with an update to our largest High Memory Linode: the Highmem 300GB. Check out the full lineup on our pricing page.

Announcing Linode Block Storage Volumes

Feb 1, 2018 by Christopher Aker
The Linode Block Storage service allows you to create and attach additional storage volumes to your Linode instances.

Linode turns 14!

Jun 16, 2017 by Christopher Aker
We’re celebrating our 14th birthday! We’d like to thank you, our customers, for your business and support. I’d also like to thank our entire staff for their dedication and commitment to you and to each other. We’ve got a great team helping great customers. Shameless plug: we’re hiring! It’s been a busy year – we’ve […]

High-Memory Instances and $5 Linodes

Feb 14, 2017 by Christopher Aker
Happy Valentine’s Day! While our standard instances offer a balance of RAM, CPU, and storage and are great for general use-cases, some workloads (and budgets) would benefit greatly from specialization. Because of these varying needs we’re announcing our first specialized instance family: high-memory instances and also a new $5 Linode. The Linode lineup grows. High Memory […]

Linode’s 13th Birthday – Gifts for All!

Jun 16, 2016 by Christopher Aker
It was 13 years ago today that Linode opened its doors and earned its first customers. Now, 13 years later, it’s amazing how much we’ve grown. According to a study by CloudHarmony, Linode is the 4th largest cloud provider to the top 10,000 Alexa websites, following only Amazon, Rackspace, and IBM. Not bad. We have […]

KVM Update

Mar 15, 2016 by Christopher Aker
How’s KVM going? KVM became the default hypervisor for new Linode customers six months ago, and it’s been going great. Since KVM’s introduction last summer, customers have created over 500,000 KVM Linodes with over 3 million launches. It’s been very stable, it’s been very fast. Our service has improved reliability and uptime because it’s running a simpler […]

Introducing Linodes in Frankfurt!

Aug 3, 2015 by Christopher Aker
Achtung baby! Linodes in Deutschland! We’re excited to announce our newest European datacenter located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany! This new facility will better serve the growing tech communities in Germany, greater Europe, and surrounding areas. This marks our eighth datacenter worldwide, and complements our other Europe-based datacenter in London. Both our Frankfurt and London […]