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Christopher Aker

Now with 25% more disk space!

Oct 27, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Crazy caker strikes again! I’ve added 25% disk space to all the plans, for both monthly and annual accounts, for all our existing and new customers! Linode 300 goes from 8 to [b]10[/b] GiB disk space Linode 450 goes from 12 to [b]15[/b] GiB disk space Linode 600 goes from 16 to [b]20[/b] GiB disk […]
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Lassie, the shutdown watchdog

Oct 26, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Lassie – Linode Autonomous System Shutdown Intelligent rEbooter[/b] Lassie is a shutdown watchdog. It will automatically reboot your Linode if it powers off unexpectedly. It works by detecting that your Linode has powered off without a shutdown job being responsible for the power off condition. To prevent a loop, it will give up after 5 […]
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tasaro

For Sale: Retired Linode Host Servers

Oct 12, 2007 by tasaro
As you know, we’ve replaced all of our hosts over the last few months. We’re in talks with a “technology asset recovery” firm about acquiring them, but thought we’d offer them to customers first. All hard drives have been removed, rails and power cord are included. Here is the build list. If you are interested, […]
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Christopher Aker

More RAM, Double XFER, no Setup fees

Sep 1, 2007 by Christopher Aker
You didn’t ask for it, but you’re getting it anyway! I’ve thrown caution to the wind, boarded the crazy train, lost my marbles, and: ➡ Increased the RAM ➡ Doubled the XFER ➡ Eliminated setup fees for new signups Linode 256 becomes [b]Linode 300[/b] with 200GiB XFER Linode 384 becomes [b]Linode 450[/b] with 300GiB XFER […]
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tasaro

Rails Rumble

Aug 10, 2007 by tasaro
Linode.com is proud to be sponsoring the first annual [url=http://railsrumble.com/]Rails Rumble Championship![/url] With competition officially slated for September 8th to 9th, assemble your team and head on over to their site to [url=http://railsrumble.com/register]register[/url]. [quote]The concept is simple: you get 48 hours to design, develop, and deploy a web application from scratch. After those 48 hours […]
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Christopher Aker

Multiple Account Management

May 30, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Multiple Account Management[/b] You can now have [url=https://www.linode.com/members/profile.cfm]multiple Linodes[/url] under one account, either by [url=https://www.linode.com/signup/?extrasMode=2]adding a Linode[/url] to your existing account or, if you already have multiple Linodes you can [url=https://www.linode.com/members/customer_merge.cfm]merge them together[/url]. [b]Multiple Accounts Features[/b] ➡ Can switch from one Linode to another inside the LPM without logging out/in. ➡ All-in-one billing. All your […]
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Christopher Aker

Dallas Upgrades now available!

Apr 24, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Dallas Upgrades now available![/size][/b] We’ve [url=https://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2634]doubled your resources[/url], and finally have the brand new, faster hardware up and running for you to receive them. To migrate to this new hardware, please utilize the [url=https://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2658]Migration Queue[/url] tool located here: https://www.linode.com/members/migrate/ Come and get em! Enjoy! -Chris
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Christopher Aker

[RFT] MigrationQueue, for host9-host26 Linoders

Mar 15, 2007 by Christopher Aker
I would like for a few of you waiting for the upgrades on hosts 9-26 to test a self-serve migration feature in the LPM before releasing it to the masses. Once you accept (by clicking a button) your Linode will enter a "Migration Queue". The queue limits the number of concurrent migrations of Linodes per […]
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Christopher Aker

100% Resource Increase!

Mar 1, 2007 by Christopher Aker
The Big Announcement: Double the Resources![/size] [b]100% Resource Increase![/b] As hinted at in various threads, the big announcement is here: We’ve doubled the resources on all our Linode plans! That’s double the RAM, double the disk space, double the transfer, and double the value! 🙂 [b]Standard plans now include:[/b] Linode 128 becomes [b]Linode 256 – […]
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Christopher Aker

[RFC] New Member’s User Interface – Dashboard

Feb 28, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Check it out by logging in with this URL: https://www.linode.com/members/index.cfm?redirect=/members/dashboard.cfm No more jumping around to create/edit/delete images and config profiles. Thoughts? -Chris
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Christopher Aker

Jeff Dike and Christopher Aker interviewed by VSM

Feb 20, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Podcast: The Return of User-Mode Linux [url=http://www.virtual-strategy.com/]Virtual Strategy Magazine[/url] speaks with Jeff Dike, author and maintainer of User-Mode Linux and Christopher Aker, president of Linode, a hosting company that offers virtual machines running on UML. Article: http://www.virtual-strategy.com/article/articleview/1874/1/64/ MP3: http://virtual-strategy.com/podcasts/2007-02-13_UML_Linode.mp3 I’ll provide a transcript in the next few days for those that requested it. -Chris
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