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Christopher Aker

Randy Estelow joins Linode

Sep 18, 2008
by Christopher Aker
Randy “you had me at hello” Estelow joins Linode this week full time.   He’s a hardware guy, and will be lovingly assembling, testing, and bringing all of our new hosts online.  Randy impressed all of us when he arrived with a neatly organized toolbox full of implements for computer surgery.  He’s “restelow” in our IRC […]
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Tom Asaro

The Web 2.0 Show

Jul 19, 2008
by Tom Asaro
Linode is sponsoring a few episodes of The Web 2.0 Show — a podcast about emerging web technologies.  Josh Owens, the lead developer of Tastyplanner (Rails Rumble 2007 Grand Prize winner) and Adam Stacoviak are the hosts who “focus on interviewing the developers and entrepreneurs who are creating the next generation of web services and […]
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Christopher Aker

Introducing the Linode API

Jun 24, 2008
by Christopher Aker
We just released the first version of the Linode API.  For now, it only has methods for control over the DNS Manager, but we’ll be continually adding more stuff… To use the API, you must first generate an “api key”, which you can do from your “my profile” page in the Linode Manager.  The API […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode 5 Year Anniversary; 20% Disk Increase

Jun 16, 2008
by Christopher Aker
Today marks Linode’s 5th birthday, and we wanted to extend our sincere thanks by increasing the disk space on all plans by 20%.  The extra space is available now for both existing and new customers.  We appreciate your business, so enjoy! To take advantage of your Linode’s new space, simply log into the Linode Manager, […]
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New Datacenter: Newark, NJ

May 31, 2008
by Christopher Aker
Last night we turned up our initial deployment of machines at a facility in Newark, NJ.  It’s operated by NAC, who runs an impressive facility, has many great peering arrangements, and doesn’t block any ports.  We’ve got redundant gigabit uplinks, plenty of power and cooling, and room to grow.  We’re hoping that this facility will […]
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Christopher Aker

New Linode Manager released

May 15, 2008
by Christopher Aker
We’ve released a new version of the Linode Manager with many goodies.  Besides a reorganization of the code (which makes us devs happy), the locations of many pre-existing features have been reorganized as well. But, the real news is this has enabled us to implement some cool features… Single Sign On Multiple Linodes can now […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode 2880 now available

May 13, 2008
by Christopher Aker
We’ve had a few requests for larger Linodes.   So, a new plan has just been created — the Linode 2880.  Enjoy!
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Christopher Aker

James Barrett joins Linode

May 13, 2008
by Christopher Aker
James Barrett (aka jadoba), of PLUG fame, has joined the Linode team effective today.  Jim maintains the Debiosk, which is a system for quickly building Debian based kiosks.  Welcome aboard Jim!
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Christopher Aker

Linodes in Xen

Mar 28, 2008
by Christopher Aker
It’s official — Xen is now live at Linode. It’s been a long road, almost four years in fact, but, with the help of our community, the most recent beta program has finally proven Xen to be ready for action. What does Xen mean for you? Xen has less overhead compared to UML. Xen Linodes […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode is hiring!

Mar 19, 2008
by Christopher Aker
Linode, LLC is seeking software developers in the Atlantic County, NJ area. The ideal candidate would have experience with several of the following items, and a passion to learn the rest: ColdFusion, Perl, PHP, Ruby (on rails), XHTML, CSS Object Oriented Design MVC frameworks Relational Database Design and SQL System Administration User Mode Linux, Xen, […]
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Tom Asaro

Linode now accepts Discover Card

Mar 19, 2008
by Tom Asaro
Linode is now accepting Discover card for payment, in addition to Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. There have been a few requests for this, so while we were tweaking our merchant account we made sure to add it. Now you can start accumulating your cashback bonus points while paying for your Linode subscription. Also, charges […]
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