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Christopher Aker

api_spec()

Apr 4, 2012 by Christopher Aker
Introducing a new API call: api_spec() – which generates the entire Linode API specification in machine readable format.  The structure generated contains all API classes and methods, and includes method parameters, their descriptions, data types, default values, and what errors may be thrown. A common problem when implementing API bindings or tools is that one […]
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Linode Reduces Transfer Pricing

Sep 1, 2011 by Christopher Aker
As we grow and work hard to reduce costs, increase scale, and optimize the efficiency of our operations, we are able to pass on the benefits of our efforts back to our customers. In fact, we have a very long history of increasing the value of our plans by adding resources and reducing pricing. We […]
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Linode makes Inc. 500 List

Aug 23, 2011 by Christopher Aker
I am incredibly proud to announce that Linode has been ranked number 298 by Inc. Magazine on their Inc. 500 List, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  This is a testament of the devotion and dedication of our entire team to building great products and providing customer service and support that is […]
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Summer Conferences 2011

Jul 22, 2011 by Christopher Aker
Linode is sponsoring and attending several conferences over these next few weeks. Many of us will be attending these fine conferences. FOSSCON – July 23 Philadelphia, PA – ‘Free software is all about community and this is a very grassroots event, organized by the community and for the community.’  We’ll be attending with swag and […]
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Introducing NodeBalancer

Jul 13, 2011 by Christopher Aker
So your website just went viral. Congrats! Now you have a new set of problems: How do you scale your application and services to meet your growing demand? How do you manage multiple Linodes all participating as a single system? How do you monitor the health of those Linodes, and take them in and out […]
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Linode turns 8; Disk space +25%

Jun 16, 2011 by Christopher Aker
It is hard to believe that eight years have passed since Linode was launched.  What is the old adage – “A man who loves what he does will never work a day in his life”?  Or how about “Time flies when you’re having fun”?  Well, I can certainly attest to the truth of both.  I […]
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June 2011 Conferences

Jun 7, 2011 by Christopher Aker
If we missed out on meeting you at the conferences we attended in March, here is another chance. We will be sponsoring and attending two more conferences this month. SELF – June 10-12 Spartanburg, SC – If you want to learn about Linux and Open Source software, this is the community event for you. The […]
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Linode Launches Native IPv6 Support

May 3, 2011 by Christopher Aker
Over the past 25 years the Internet has experienced astronomical growth – far more than the original architects imagined. As a result, the pools of unallocated IPv4 blocks have been accelerating toward exhaustion. In fact, on February 3rd, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining pool of addresses equally among the five […]
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March 2011 Conferences

Feb 18, 2011 by Christopher Aker
Linode will be sponsoring several conferences for 2011, with the first three coming up in March. If you plan on attending, we hope you will stop by and pay us a visit. Here is where we will be for the month of March: Pycon – March 11-12 Atlanta, GA – The largest annual gathering for […]
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Linode $100,000 Giveaway!

Dec 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 130 minutes. Thanks everyone! We are giving away $100,000 in Linode services!  Starting this Friday December 17th at 9:00 AM Eastern the first 1,000 new customers to sign up will each receive $100 in service credit. Here’s how it works:  Be one of the first […]
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Linode, Minecraft on “Attack of the Show”

Nov 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
Tonight’s Attack of the Show on G4 TV will feature a segment about Minecraft – the sandbox construction game that many of you are probably already obsessing over. If not, you should check out Minecraft’s site for information about how to get into the game. Linode was offered a chance to get involved by providing […]
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Rails Rumble 2010

Oct 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
We’re excited to be sponsoring the Rails Rumble again this year, for the fourth year in a row. The Rumble is a 48 hour contest where 300 teams of one to four people work on designing the best (and functioning!) Ruby on Rails application — using Linodes to deploy them for evaluation by the expert […]
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