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Christopher Aker

Linode Turns 7, BIG RAM Increase

Jun 16, 2010 by Christopher Aker
Linode had its humble beginnings on this day seven years ago with just a handful of servers, a whole lot of time invested in code, and a dream to bring the benefits of virtualization to the masses. Over the past seven years we’ve seen cloud computing and virtualization explode into an industry unto itself, and […]
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Linode sponsors YAPC, fosscon, and SELF

Jun 10, 2010 by tasaro
Linode is happy to support three conferences being held later this month: YAPC – The Yet Another Perl Conferences (YAPCs) are grassroots symposia on the Perl programming language promoted by The Perl Foundation, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the Perl programming language through open discussion, collaboration, design, and code. We sponsored and […]
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Fedora 13 & Slackware 13.1

May 25, 2010 by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the release of two new sets of distro templates: Fedora 13 – Fedora’s release notes are available here. Slackware 13.1 – Slackware’s release notes are here. We’ve provided both 32 & 64 bit images for these distros and they’re available now through our deployment wizard.
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Community Library Contributions

May 19, 2010 by The Linode Security Team
We’re proud to announce our new Community Contributions program. This program is ideal for fans of open source software, empowering members of our community to make it even easier to deploy more awesome systems on the Linode platform. With a full-time team devoted to writing, editing, and testing Linode Library articles, we’ve created a great […]
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Christopher Aker

Introducing the Linode Backup Service

May 4, 2010 by Christopher Aker
You do have backups, right? Yeah, we thought so. Backups are a good thing, but they’re tedious to configure and monitor. We’ve all heard the stories (and possibly experienced them) about some poor soul losing valuable data because the time wasn’t invested in a working backup system — or worse, false security was placed in […]
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

Apr 29, 2010 by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). This LTS version is slated to receive security updates until April 2015. As with all our distributions, you may deploy either the 32-bit (recommended for most uses) or 64-bit version. If upgrading from a prior version of Ubuntu, you need to make […]
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Christopher Aker

Introducing StackScripts

Feb 9, 2010 by Christopher Aker
Need a way to quickly get a LAMP stack up and running that’s automatically tuned, tweaked and optimized for you? Ever wished there was a way to deploy a Wordpress stack that worked right out of the box? How about an easy way to deploy a cluster of identically configured Linodes? StackScripts™ provide a flexible […]
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Bandwidth Pooling

Feb 8, 2010 by Christopher Aker
While we’ve had network transfer/bandwidth pooling in our internal accounting for some time, it’s never been displayed in the Linode Manager — until now.  At the bottom of the main Linodes tab, you’ll now see a new section that displays the cumulative network transfer quotas for all your Linodes for this month, how much you’ve […]
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Announcing Linode Manager for iPhone

Feb 4, 2010 by The Linode Security Team
We’re very pleased to announce the release of Linode Manager for iPhone, a new way to access your Linode account on the go. Designed for iPhone OS and compatible with iPhone® and iPod touch® devices, Linode Manager for iPhone puts control of your Linodes right in your pocket. The official mobile Manager lets you reboot […]
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tasaro

Linode Now Supported on Cloudkick

Feb 2, 2010 by tasaro
Linode is pleased to have been selected by Cloudkick as their newest supported provider. Cloudkick is an award-winning utility for efficient cloud server management; leveraging technologies such as the Linode API, their Web 2.0 application unites easy administration, detailed server health monitoring, and automated alerts to make a busy administrator’s life all that much simpler. […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode and the Google Cyber Attacks

Jan 15, 2010 by Christopher Aker
Recent media coverage of cyber attacks appearing to originate from China against Google and other companies have mentioned a Linode VPS being involved.  No Linodes were involved in malicious activity related to this event.  In fact, it was Google itself that chose to use Linode to aid in their investigation of the attacks.  Google has […]
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