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Linode Managed Kubernetes Now Available

Today we announced the open beta for Linode Kubernetes Engine (LKE). While Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for orchestrating containerized workloads, running it remains unnecessarily difficult. Linode Kubernetes Engine overcomes the challenges of today’s offerings through enhanced automation and a reimagined user experience.
Sep 3, 2003

initrd support

You can now create up to a 32 MB uncompressed initrd image, and specify that image in your configuration profile for use as an initrd when your Linode boots. This is helpful in two-phased boot-up procedures, required when using LVM on your root partitions, or perhaps even running distro-upgrade procedures. To create an initrd image, […]

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Aug 26, 2003

Network Usage Summary update

I’ve made some changes behind the scenes to eliminate having to click on “Calculate Network Usage” in the Members Control panel. This was a huge resource hog, slowing everything down. The host servers are now updating the monthly cumulative number instead of capturing 60-second snapshots that then have to be calculated together. So, the “Network […]

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Aug 25, 2003

Vacation – August 29-31

I’ve been gearing up for a motorcycle trip over Labor Day weekend. A few buddies of mine and I are headed out to the NC/GA/TN border area (Deal’s Gap, Cherohala Skyway, etc). We’re leaving Friday morning the 29th, and returning sometime in the late afternoon on Sunday. Should be about 1000 miles round trip 😀 […]

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Aug 22, 2003

Gentoo Linux 1.4 distro available

Gentoo Linux 1.4, available through the Distro Wizard. I “emerged” a Gentoo Linux 1.4 filesystem from stage 3, compiled and optimized for >= Pentium4 (Xeon). I will admit, it might be a little rough around the edges. Feedback would be appreciated. Gentoo Site: http://www.gentoo.org/         Enjoy! -Chris

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Aug 21, 2003

Double Disk Space now Standard on all Packages

[b]Double Disk Space now Standard on all Packages[/b] Standard plans now include: Linode 64 w/ 2048 MB (2 GB) Linode 128w/ 4096 MB (4 GB) Linode 192 w/ 6144 MB (6 GB) Linode 256 w/ 8192 MB (8 GB) Check the [url=http://www.linode.com/products/linodes.cfm]products[/url] page for more information. [b]Retro-active to all Existing Customers NOW[/b] Existing customers should […]

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Aug 16, 2003

Looking for a few Control Panel beta-testers

I’m looking for about 5 existing members who are willing to test out a new control panel system that I’ve been preparing as an offering from Linode.com. It’s called DirectAdmin [b]DirectAdmin[/b] http://www.directadmin.com/. Not to turn this into a marketing blurb or anything, but — this thing is really nice! It’s fast and has a great […]

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Aug 12, 2003

Resize Disk Images

Linode.com Version 1.0.45 – Resize Disk Image (also resizes ext2/3 filesystems automagically). Members Section –> Disk Images –> select a disk image. You can resize from there. A few notes… This will resize a disk image of ANY type (including RAW, swap, ext2, ext3), but it will only “expand” the filesystem if it’s labled as […]

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Jul 8, 2003

Recent Updates

I made some modifications to the Distro Wizard. It now calculates and sets the default image size to (freespace-swap) rather than defaulting to 100 MB. This should help reduce the number of mis-deployments. I also added the minimum size to the drop-down box, so you don’t have to go fetch the dists page. We launched […]

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Jul 7, 2003

Annual-Payments Special – Free Disk Space!

Sign-up for a Linode and pay annually and we’ll give you additional disk space- FREE! Pay annually and get the following disk space added at no charge: Linode 360 – additional 5 GB for 15 GB Total Linode 540 – additional 7.5 GB for 22.5 GB Total Linode 720 – additional 10 GB for 30 […]

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Jul 7, 2003

Red Hat 9.0 Updates – update script

Updates for Red Hat 9.0 Distros. The Red Hat 9.0 Small distro is now only 670 MB minimum size. If you’ve already deployed Red Hat 9.0 small or large, run the following commands to bring yours up to date: [code] # Remove some wasted space (About 60 megs or so) rpm -e wireless-tools telnet-server hwcrypto […]

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