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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.
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Summer 2016 Events

May 4, 2016
by Linode Support
We’re rounding out our robust conference schedule with even more events than usual this summer! Take a look below and meet up with us. DrupalCon New Orleans New Orleans, LA | May 9-13 We are sponsoring a lounge at DrupalCon New Orleans. Stop by our space to relax and recharge – perks of the Big […]
Cloud Overviews
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Network Status Updates – April 2016

May 2, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
In his January blog post, Alex Forster articulated that we have a plan in motion to upgrade the network across all of our data centers. We would like to share with everyone what has been done so far, and what still needs doing. Staffing up Since December 2015, we’ve added two new members to our […]
Networking
Christopher Aker

KVM Update

Mar 15, 2016
by Christopher Aker
How’s KVM going? KVM became the default hypervisor for new Linode customers six months ago, and it’s been going great. Since KVM’s introduction last summer, customers have created over 500,000 KVM Linodes with over 3 million launches. It’s been very stable, it’s been very fast. Our service has improved reliability and uptime because it’s running a simpler […]
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Linode Spring 2016 Conference Schedule

Mar 8, 2016
by Linode Support
It’s that time of year again – conference season is kicking off! Check out our schedule below to see where we’ll be through the end of April and make sure to stop by and check us out. We’ll be talking cloud hosting and giving out new swag – you don’t want to miss us! Wordcamp Atlanta […]
Cloud Overviews
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Security Investigation Retrospective

Feb 19, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
On January 5, 2016, we issued a password reset for all Linode customers during our investigation into the unauthorized access of three customer accounts. We have been working with federal authorities on these matters and their criminal investigations are ongoing. Today we are sharing our findings and those of the third-party security firm we retained […]
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Linode

The Twelve Days of Crisis – A Retrospective on Linode’s Holiday DDoS Attacks

Jan 29, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
Over the twelve days between December 25th and January 5th, Linode saw more than a hundred denial-of-service attacks against every major part of our infrastructure, some severely disrupting service for hundreds of thousands of Linode customers. I’d like to follow up on my earlier update by providing some more insight into how we were attacked […]
Cloud Overviews
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Security Notification and Linode Manager Password Reset

Jan 5, 2016
by The Linode Security Team
Effective immediately, Linode Manager passwords have been expired. You will be prompted to set a new password on your next login. We regret this inconvenience, however this is a necessary precaution. A security investigation into the unauthorized login of three accounts has led us to the discovery of two Linode.com user credentials on an external […]
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Upcoming Events

Sep 4, 2015
by Linode Support
Check out where we’ll be over the next few months. Find us at any of these events to talk to our team and get your hands on Linode swag and credit! PennApps XII Philadelphia, PA | September 4-6 PennApps XII is going to be bigger and better than ever! It’s taking place at the Wells Fargo […]
Cloud Overviews
Christopher Aker

Introducing Linodes in Frankfurt!

Aug 3, 2015
by Christopher Aker
Achtung baby! Linodes in Deutschland! We’re excited to announce our newest European datacenter located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany! This new facility will better serve the growing tech communities in Germany, greater Europe, and surrounding areas. This marks our eighth datacenter worldwide, and complements our other Europe-based datacenter in London. Both our Frankfurt and London […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode turns 12! Here’s some KVM!

Jun 16, 2015
by Christopher Aker
Happy 12th birthday to us! Welp, time keeps on slippin’ into the future, and we find ourselves turning 12 years old today. To celebrate, we’re kicking off the next phase of Linode’s transition from Xen to KVM by making KVM Linodes generally available, starting today. Better performance, versatility, and faster booting Using identical hardware, KVM Linodes are much […]
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Linode

Fedora 22

May 28, 2015
by Linode Support
Fedora 22 was released publicly Tuesday, and is now available for deployment in the Linode Manager! Fedora 22 boasts several improvements over the previous version including: – Improved built-in Docker and Vagrant support – Python 3 as  the default implementation – Django 1.8, now available from the repositories – Ruby 2.2 and Rails 4.2 – DNF […]
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