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Singapore Linodes are now available!

Apr 27, 2015 by tasaro
We’re very excited to announce the opening of our newest datacenter in Singapore! This marks Linode’s seventh datacenter, and is purpose-built to serve the already huge and growing markets in Southeast Asia, India, Australia, and surrounding regions. We’ve spent the majority of the past few months working on getting great connectivity to the Internet. Our Singapore network […]

Linode Datacenter Expansion

Jan 16, 2015 by tasaro
Happy New Year! 2014 was a great year at Linode and we’re very excited about all the projects we have planned for 2015.  Here’s a sneak peek at our datacenter expansion plans. Singapore, SG First, we’ll be expanding our presence in the Asia-Pacific region with a datacenter in Singapore. This new deployment will support all of […]
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‘Shellshock’ Bash vulnerability

Sep 29, 2014 by tasaro
Over the last week, several vulnerabilities in GNU Bash have been discovered and are being referred to as “Shellshock”. Using these vulnerabilities an attacker can remotely execute commands, thereby compromising the machine. To make matters worse, many common configurations provide vectors for this attack, making it a serious problem. Many Linux distributions have already provided […]
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Linode turns 10!

Jun 16, 2013 by tasaro
Today marks Linode’s 10 year anniversary and we’d like to start by thanking you, our customer. Thank you for your patronage, for your positive feedback, for your words of encouragement and your constructive criticism – all of which have helped make us a better company. Thank you for your word-of-mouth recommendations. The majority of our […]

Fremont Upgrades

May 17, 2013 by tasaro
We are happy to announce plan upgrades are now available in Fremont, except not the Fremont you were expecting.  Over the next few weeks we will be transitioning all of our infrastructure from Hurricane Electric’s FMT1 facility to their FMT2 facility, which is just a few miles down the road.  FMT2 is a modern build-out, which […]

Linode Cloud Asia-Pacific!

Sep 19, 2011 by tasaro
Today we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Linode Cloud services in Tokyo, Japan! This new facility will service the growing Asia Pacific demand for low-latency cloud services, and joins the growing number of options for your Linode Cloud deployments. The Tokyo facility delivers all of our services including Linodes, Managed Backups, and […]

Rails Rumble Winners

Oct 28, 2010 by tasaro
A big congratulations to the Rails Rumble winners! As selected by both the panel of experts and the public, here are the winners for the 2010 competition: Overall 1st Place: Beer Checkin by Indiana Coders 2nd Place: Owe Me Cash by Platform45 3rd Place: by Nuby on Rails Solo Division Winner by My […]

Linode sponsors YAPC, fosscon, and SELF

Jun 10, 2010 by tasaro
Linode is happy to support three conferences being held later this month: YAPC – The Yet Another Perl Conferences (YAPCs) are grassroots symposia on the Perl programming language promoted by The Perl Foundation, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the Perl programming language through open discussion, collaboration, design, and code. We sponsored and […]

Linode Now Supported on Cloudkick

Feb 2, 2010 by tasaro
Linode is pleased to have been selected by Cloudkick as their newest supported provider. Cloudkick is an award-winning utility for efficient cloud server management; leveraging technologies such as the Linode API, their Web 2.0 application unites easy administration, detailed server health monitoring, and automated alerts to make a busy administrator’s life all that much simpler. […]

Linode expands into Europe!

Dec 7, 2009 by tasaro
For a while now we’ve recommended our Newark and Atlanta datacenters to our European customers, which both have under 100 ms latency to the UK. However, there is nothing better than having your services closer to you and your clients. So today, we are proud to announce a brand new Linode deployment in London, England, […]

Danny Ariti joins Linode

Nov 5, 2009 by tasaro
We’re excited to announce that Danny Ariti has joined the Linode team as a Customer Support Liaison Extraordinaire. Danny is from the land down under in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia — which is about 14 hours ahead of Linode Headquarters — where he’ll be contributing to our night shift support coverage. Danny was previously with […]

Rails Rumble 2009

Aug 28, 2009 by tasaro
This past weekend Linode sponsored the 3rd annual Rails Rumble competition. The Rails Rumble is a 48 hour contest in which teams of one to four members design and develop complete web apps using Ruby on Rails.  This year 237 teams entered (cue visual of 200+ Linodes booting at the same time) and 137 of those […]