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Presenting the Linode Library

Jul 30, 2009
by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the formal launch of the Linode Library, a new resource aimed at helping beginners and experienced admins alike find answers to common Linux questions. Focusing on common use cases like getting started or installing a LAMP server, our goal is to provide end-to-end solutions from the first Linode Manager log in […]
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Christopher Aker

King Size Linodes Now Available

Jul 22, 2009
by Christopher Aker
Right on the heels of our six year anniversary, Linode is excited to announce a wider range of scalability with expanded service plans!  These higher-end Linodes were previously available — but only as custom plans.  Now they’re available to everyone, instantly, via the sign up system: It’s worth noting that these packages are treated just […]
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Linode Safe Harbor Certification

Jul 14, 2009
by The Linode Security Team
On June 19, 2009 we finalized the self-certification process and Department of Commerce registration for the U.S./EU Safe Harbor program. Essentially, this program is designed to provide a high level of assurance that U.S.-based organizations meet EU standards for strong privacy protection and the proper handling of personal information. Our commitment to transparency and responsibility […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode at YAPC|10

Jun 26, 2009
by Christopher Aker
Linode helped to sponsor YAPC|10 this year, and a few of us attended the conference in Pittsburgh, PA.  It was really great to meet many of the influential and contributing members of the Perl community.  Surprisingly, a fair number of Linode customers also attended, so that was great to put faces to the names. We […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode Turns 6, Welcomes New Hires

Jun 16, 2009
by Christopher Aker
It almost went by unnoticed, but today marks Linode’s sixth birthday. It was six years ago today that Linode opened its doors for business, and since then we’ve helped to define our industry — building one of the most respected VPS brands. We’ve enjoyed phenomenal growth over the years, constantly improved our features and offerings, […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode Manager Security Features

May 8, 2009
by Christopher Aker
We’ve had requests for additional security and notification options for the Linode Manager, and recently we’ve noticed an upward trend in Linode Manager brute force attempts, so we decided to tackle a couple related features on our long and ever-growing feature request list (keep them coming). Login IP Whitelisting and Notification Feature You’ll receive a […]
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Christopher Aker

Phil Paradis joins Linode

Apr 23, 2009
by Christopher Aker
I’m pleased to announce that Linode has scored another worthy employee – Phil Paradis.  In addition to his rich technical talents and accomplishments, Phil runs ClassHelper.org, an “educational resources site dedicated to providing useful tools and materials to the teaching community.”  He’ll be helping us with the support load, as well as carrying development, documentation, […]
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Christopher Aker

Backup Service enters Beta

Apr 3, 2009
by Christopher Aker
UPDATE: Linode Backup Service has launched! I’m pleased to announce that we’ve started the beta program for our new service: Managed Backups.  You can learn more about the progress of the beta program here: Linode Backup Service Beta Forum Linode Backup Service We want you to have backups. Hell, I want backups. But they’re tedious […]
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Tom Asaro

Randy’s Remodeled Office

Feb 10, 2009
by Tom Asaro
Randy has been out for the last week so we thought he could use a little office remodeling.  He’s been spending so much quality time building new hosts we wanted to make him feel at home when he gets back to his desk. . .
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Christopher Aker

James Sinclair joins Linode

Jan 6, 2009
by Christopher Aker
James Sinclair has joined Linode this week full time.  Many of you already know him from our IRC channel as irgeek.  James has a very long history with Linode and our community — he’s one of our oldest customers, possessing the 9th Linode ever created, which he acquired just three days after we opened for […]
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Christopher Aker

Instant Activation

Nov 13, 2008
by Christopher Aker
Years ago, when Linode was still wet behind the ears, all new signups were activated instantly.  Everyone loved it, and life was good — until we realized that some people weren’t the most honest and liked to use stolen credit card information and rip people off and do nasty things with resources.  And so began […]
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