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Fremont Upgrades

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 we consider to be a great improvement over FMT1’s aging power and space restrictions.

We’ve networked both locations onto the same layer-2 LAN, so there is no need for IP swaps, no disruption in IP failover support, private networking will work as expected, etc. Essentially we have created one large LAN, despite hardware and Linodes existing in both facilities.

Henceforth, all new Linodes created in Fremont will land in the new facility. Performing the plan upgrade or resizing your Linode will transition you to the new facility. This is on a first-come first-served basis as we have limited availability in the facility until we physically move the remainder of hardware from FMT1.

For those with pending upgrades, you may log into the Linode Manager, view your Linode’s Dashboard, where you’ll have a new “Upgrade Available” box on the right-hand side. Taking the upgrade will simultaneously upgrade you AND migrate you to FMT2.

Those not already in FMT2 will be receiving tickets containing details of the maintenance window and the move to the new facility. Stay tuned!


Comments (28)

  1. Connor Tumbleson

    Freemont lol. Finally 🙂

  2. Good job guys! Very excited for the upgrades

  3. You are in the Migration Queue!

    Your position is 22 out of 26 queued migrations in this Linode’s datacenter.

    Finally! Thank you Linode

  4. Great news! Thank you Linode!

  5. Thank you Linode, migration was flawless!

  6. Great! Finally, Fremont catchs up now.

  7. Thanks guys, now eagerly watching a progress bar.

  8. Thanks guys! Migrated in less than 10 minutes!

  9. “We’ve networked both locations onto the same layer-2 LAN, Essentially we have created one large LAN,”

    i bet those interconnects are reliable. Otherwise you have just added another point of failure.

  10. Thank you guys!!! Awesome news… Already migrated my linode 🙂

  11. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I’ve been waiting for long time, and now it was all worth the wait!

  12. Excellent. I’ve migrated my node. Thank you Linode.

  13. 1 in 1, done! Great job!

  14. Awesome, thanks guys – migration for each Linode was smooth and flawless!

  15. After flawless migrations of all 9 of our linodes, and seeing about a 20 – 30% improvement, we have one question.

    While df indicates the additional disk space, it is not indicated on the dashboard and is not available for resizing an ext.

  16. Finished upgrade! Now gonna to install Debian7
    Thanks Guys

  17. Flawless upgrade. Finished the upgrade in a little over 5 mins. Loving the increased memory and the 8 cores! Awesome. I’m glad I’m with Linode. Thanks.

  18. Thank you so much

  19. This is awesome!!!!! Thank you for the doubled size memory and cores!

  20. Great news. I like Linode.

  21. Oops, I wasn’t aware that I have to click that ‘upgrade’ link in order to get actually upgraded…

    Now it says “Your position is 1 out of 1 queued migrations in this Linode’s datacenter.”, looks like I’m the last one 😉

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