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Introduction to Flow-IPC: Open Source Toolkit for Low-Latency Inter-Process Communication in C++

We recently released Flow-IPC, an interprocess communication toolkit in C++ to drastically reduce latency. Learn how this works, view the code, and try it out.
Jamie Sherkness

2017 Summer Events

Jul 13, 2017
by Jamie Sherkness
Super Meetup Philly Philadelphia, PA | August 14 Join us, Technical.ly Philly and other local tech and entrepreneurial resources on August 14 for one super meetup. We’ll be there to talk , what positions we’ve got open, and to overall meet new friends – like you! FOSSCON Philadelphia, PA | August 26 On August 26, […]
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Linode Network Backbone

Jun 27, 2017
by The Linode Security Team
As we outlined in our last network update, our network engineering department has been hard at work revamping our entire Internet-facing network by turning up gobs of capacity and directly peering with hundreds of networks all over the globe. Since then, we have extended our network backbone to all datacenters in North America and Europe. This […]
Networking
Christopher Aker

Linode turns 14!

Jun 16, 2017
by Christopher Aker
We’re celebrating our 14th birthday! We’d like to thank you, our customers, for your business and support. I’d also like to thank our entire staff for their dedication and commitment to you and to each other. We’ve got a great team helping great customers. Shameless plug: we’re hiring! It’s been a busy year – we’ve […]
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Christopher Aker

High-Memory Instances and $5 Linodes

Feb 14, 2017
by Christopher Aker
Happy Valentine’s Day! While our standard instances offer a balance of RAM, CPU, and storage and are great for general use-cases, some workloads (and budgets) would benefit greatly from specialization. Because of these varying needs we’re announcing our first specialized instance family: high-memory instances and also a new $5 Linode. The Linode lineup grows. High Memory […]
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New Linode Datacenter: Tokyo 2

Nov 21, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
We are proud to announce the opening of our ninth datacenter: Tokyo 2. There has been high demand for additional Linode capacity in this region and we’re excited to open up availability. Tokyo 2 offers all of the features and services as our other datacenters, at standard Linode pricing. Connectivity into Tokyo 2 features a […]
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Network Update: Multi-homed, Increased Transit, Peering

Nov 2, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
Linode has completed initial Internet capacity upgrades in all facilities. All of our data centers are now multi-homed with several tier-1 transit providers and the largest peering exchanges in the world. This marks a milestone in Linode’s history: we now manage our own true service provider network, allowing us to deliver robust and reliable connectivity. […]
Networking
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Linux “Dirty Cow” Vulnerability (CVE-2016-5195)

Oct 21, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
A privilege escalation vulnerability being branded as “Dirty Cow” (CVE-2016-5195) was recently discovered and fixed yesterday in the Linux Kernel. It has existed for 11 years, so pretty much every device running Linux is affected (this includes VMs, physical machines, mobile devices, and so on) and, in general, distros from every vendor are affected. Linode […]
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PayPal Payments

Jul 26, 2016
by Linode
We’re happy to announce our newest feature: Payments via PayPal. You can now add credit to your account by transferring funds from a PayPal account. While any customer can use PayPal to fund their account, new customers will still need to sign up using a credit card. You can use PayPal from then on. This […]
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Introducing Fedora 24

Jun 22, 2016
by Linode Support
Today we are pleased to offer Fedora Server 24 for deployment on your Linode. The Fedora Project aims to provide the latest stable packages and approximately 13 months of support. What’s New? Fedora Server 24 installs lighter than previous versions due to the Fedora Project removing some packages they felt were unnecessary for their server […]
Linux
Christopher Aker

Linode’s 13th Birthday – Gifts for All!

Jun 16, 2016
by Christopher Aker
It was 13 years ago today that Linode opened its doors and earned its first customers. Now, 13 years later, it’s amazing how much we’ve grown. According to a study by CloudHarmony, Linode is the 4th largest cloud provider to the top 10,000 Alexa websites, following only Amazon, Rackspace, and IBM. Not bad. We have […]
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Arch Linux Network Configuration Update

Jun 13, 2016
by Linode Support
We are happy to announce that we have just pushed a new Arch image, updating it to the 2016.06.01 “release”. This image disables the predictable network interface naming convention using the suggested udev mask, so the default ethernet name is returned to eth0. If you currently rely on predictable interface naming for any of your […]
Linux