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Linode Partners with Treehouse for Video Tutorials Debut

Mar 13, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
We recently partnered with Treehouse to create a series of “Quick Tips” videos. For all you audio and visual learners out there, these new videos are a fantastic addition to our “Getting Started” series. The first four videos get new users up to speed with a brand new Linode account and server, all in Treehouse’s […]
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Rails Rumble 2012 Winners

Oct 26, 2012
by The Linode Security Team
We’d like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Rails Rumble! This year entries were judged by a panel of experts and voted on by the public. After much deliberation, here are the results: Overall: 1st Place: findthin.gs 2nd Place: Revision.io 3rd Place: Deploy Button 4th Place: SciCombinator 5th Place: Bugle 6th […]
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Rails Rumble 2012

Oct 9, 2012
by The Linode Security Team
Linode is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the Rails Rumble for the fifth year in a row! This year 500 teams will be competing (up from 300 teams since the last Rumble!) over a 48 hour period to design, develop, and deploy a web application using Ruby on Rails and Linode. At […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode makes 2012 Inc. 500 List

Aug 28, 2012
by Christopher Aker
For the second year in a row I am incredibly proud to announce that Linode has made the Inc. 500’s list of the fastest growing private companies in America. This repeat appearance on the Inc. 500 demonstrates our team’s commitment to building great products and providing extraordinary customer service. I am honored to be part of […]
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Summer Conferences 2012

Jul 16, 2012
by The Linode Security Team
This week Linode is sponsoring and attending two conferences. If you plan on attending these, we hope you’ll stop by and say hello! HostingCon – July 16-18 Boston, MA – HostingCon is the number one conference for the hosted services industry. Thousands of information technology professionals gather here to learn about the latest trends in […]
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250,000 Linode Giveaway
Christopher Aker

Linode Birthday Giveaway!

Jun 16, 2012
by Christopher Aker
UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 12 hours. Thanks everyone! To celebrate our 9th birthday we are giving away $250,000 in Linode services! The Giveaway starts this Tuesday, June 19th at 12:00PM EDT (4:00PM GMT) and both new and existing customers are eligible. For new customers: Be one of the first […]
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linode.clone() API Call

Jun 15, 2012
by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce our newest API call: linode.clone().  This API call allows you to easily clone an existing Linode to a new instance in the datacenter of your choosing.  It will clone all configuration profiles and disk images present on the source Linode. The method has a limit of five concurrent clones from the […]
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Linode Proud to Participate in World IPv6 Launch Day 2012

Jun 6, 2012
by The Linode Security Team
An entire year has passed since Linode participated in World IPv6 Day. Since then we have worked hard to permanently enable IPv6 for all of our locations in support of the global launch of this new internet protocol taking place on June 6, 2012. World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment […]
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Christopher Aker

NodeBalancer Concurrent Connections

May 8, 2012
by Christopher Aker
When we were figuring out our NodeBalancer pricing model, we decided to make it simple (a philosophy we apply to most decisions) and to not nickel and dime you. And so we announced the NodeBalancer service with a fixed 5,000 concurrent connections limit and a fixed price of $19.95/month. Today we are pleased to announce NodeBalancer concurrent […]
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Christopher Aker

Events RSS Feed, Emails, and Profile Protection

Apr 5, 2012
by Christopher Aker
Some of you may have noticed a few changes to the Linode Manger over the past few weeks, most notably that accessing your “My Profile” and the “Account -> Users & Permissions” subtab now require password re-authentication. The re-authentication is meant to protect your contact settings, password changes, and other preferences.  The re-auth lasts for […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode Manager Brute Force Protection

Apr 5, 2012
by Christopher Aker
We have implemented sophisticated brute force protection for Linode Manager user accounts that combines a time delay on failed attempts, forced single threading of log in attempts from a given remote address, and automatic tarpitting of requests from attackers. These protections increase the time it would take for a successful brute force by a couple […]
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