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Dallas Upgrades now available!

Apr 24, 2007 | by Christopher Aker

[b]Dallas Upgrades now available![/size][/b] We’ve [url=]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=]Migration Queue[/url] tool located here: Come and get em! Enjoy! -Chris


[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 […]


Fedora Core 6 (FC6)

Mar 14, 2007 | by Christopher Aker

I’ve updated our Fedora distro to FC6. I’m pretty sure this distro requires a 2.6 kernel (which new deployments now default to). Let me know how it goes. Thanks, -Chris


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 – […]


[RFC] New Member’s User Interface – Dashboard

Feb 28, 2007 | by Christopher Aker

Check it out by logging in with this URL: No more jumping around to create/edit/delete images and config profiles. Thoughts? -Chris


Jeff Dike and Christopher Aker interviewed by VSM

Feb 20, 2007 | by Christopher Aker

Podcast: The Return of User-Mode Linux [url=]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: MP3: I’ll provide a transcript in the next few days for those that requested it. -Chris


East Coast Datacenter

Feb 18, 2007 | by Christopher Aker

I’m pleased to announce that in addition to Fremont, CA and Dallas, TX datacenters, we now have machines located in Atlanta, GA. There are a few more details on the “[url=]Our Network[/url]” page. For latency comparison, you can ping . Please open a support ticket if you’re interested in migrating to that datacenter. -Chris


28% Additional RAM now Standard on all Packages

Jan 18, 2007 | by Christopher Aker

Dear Members, We’re planning some big upgrades in the very near future, but here’s something to hold you over until then — an 28% RAM increase! Stay tuned for the big announcement! In the meantime: Linode 100 becomes [b]Linode 128[/b] Linode 150 becomes [b]Linode 192[/b] Linode 200 becomes [b]Linode 256[/b] Linode 300 becomes [b]Linode […]


33% Disk Space added to all Plans, Reduced Disk Space Cost

Dec 29, 2006 | by Christopher Aker

33% Disk Space added to all Plans, Reduced Disk Space Cost[/size] [b]Disk Space Cost reduced[/b] We’ve lowered the price of extra hard disk space to $2/month per GiB. [b]Standard plans now include:[/b] Linode 100 w/ 4096 MB (4 GB) Linode 150 w/ 6144 MB (6 GB) Linode 200 w/ 8192 MB (8 GB) Linode 300 […]


Gentoo 2006.1

Dec 24, 2006 | by Christopher Aker

I’ve just deployed a Gentoo 2006.1 template filesystem. Available now through the Distro Wizard. Enjoy! -Chris

Linux welcomes Tom Asaro

Nov 5, 2006 | by Christopher Aker

I’m very pleased to announce that Tom Asaro has joined Linode’s team. Tom has spent the past 8 years as the IT Manager for one of the two largest framing contractors in the United States and its subsidiary, a tourism firm that furnishes high end trips throughout Asia. Part of his responsibilities included building and […]