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Christopher Aker

Storage Space Doubled!

Jul 25, 2013 by Christopher Aker
We’re exceptionally pleased to announce we’re doubling the storage space on all of our plans, available immediately for new and existing customers.  Linode has implemented major upgrades to other resources recently: 8 cores and new processors, a 2x RAM increase, and the new redundant and fast network. This upgrade is yet another action in that spirit — giving you, […]
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Linode Manager Two-Step Authentication

May 2, 2013 by Christopher Aker
We’re pleased to announce two-step verification as an optional extra layer of protection for your Linode account. Once enabled, logging in will require a six-digit security token in addition to your username and password. You can enable this new feature by clicking on My Profile from within the Linode Manager, and then “Enable Two-Factor Authentication”.  You’ll […]
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Lish SSH Gateway

Apr 30, 2013 by Christopher Aker
We’re rolling out a new Lish SSH gateway that simplifies Lish by introducing a single place to access Lish for all of your Linodes, regardless of their host or datacenter. It eliminates the need for per-Linode Lish passwords and SSH keys. Instead, the Lish gateway uses your existing Linode Manager credentials for authentication. You will […]
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Linode NextGen: RAM Upgrade

Apr 9, 2013 by Christopher Aker
This is the third and final post in a series about Linode: NextGen. The first post in the series focused on network upgrades and the second post focused on host hardware. This post announces yet another upgrade, and discusses the upgrade procedure and availability. We’re doubling the RAM on all of our plans. This upgrade […]
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Linode NextGen: The Hardware

Mar 18, 2013 by Christopher Aker
This is the second post in a series we’re doing about Linode: NextGen. The first post in the series focused on network upgrades we’re making. This post focuses on a new host specification, CPUs, a fleet refresh, and the deployment schedule for all these changes.  Oh, and this: We’re investing millions to make your Linodes […]
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Linode NextGen: The Network

Mar 7, 2013 by Christopher Aker
This is the first of a series of blog posts about an effort we’re calling Linode: NextGen. In the coming days, we’ll tell you about other improvements and changes, but today we want to let you know about network upgrades. We’re spending $1 million making our network faster. Way faster. Cisco Nexus 7000 routers. Cisco […]
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Storage increased by 20%

Dec 14, 2012 by Christopher Aker
‘Tis the season for giving so we have just added 20% more storage space to all of our plans!  We really appreciate our customers and are delighted to continue our tradition of ​adding value and ​increasing resources.  This is available immediately for both new and existing customers. Linode 512 goes from 20GB to 24GB Linode 1GB goes from […]
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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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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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Xen Security Advisories and How We Handled Them

Jun 13, 2012 by Christopher Aker
The Xen security team recently made public three security advisories regarding the Xen Hypervisor. Linode customers are not affected by the issues outlined in the advisories due to proactive maintenance performed by Linode over the past few weeks. XSA-7 – 64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability XSA-8 – guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception […]
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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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