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Workloads on Any Cloud: Designing a Cloud Portability Strategy

Maximize cloud computing performance and cost savings with a cloud portability strategy and widely adopted cloud-native practices.
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Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

Apr 8, 2014
by The Linode Security Team
On April 7, 2014 a vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160, also known as “Heartbleed”) was released that could allow attackers to view sensitive information in a server’s memory such as secret keys and passwords. Given the severity of this problem, Linode has taken the necessary steps to keep our customers and their information safe from potential attacks. Am […]
Cloud Overviews
Linode

Network Hotplug

Feb 28, 2014
by The Linode Security Team
Introducing Network Hotplug Now you can add, remove, or swap IPs on the fly, without the need to reboot your Linode.  Previously the network infrastructure rules that govern a Linode’s networking capabilities were only rebuilt on boot.  Now this is done automatically when you make changes, and without the need for a reboot, and will take effect […]
Networking
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Spring Conferences 2014

Feb 21, 2014
by The Linode Security Team
This Spring we’ll be sponsoring several conferences. If you’ll be attending any of these events, stop by our booth to say hello and get some Linode swag! PyCon April 9-17 Booth #715 Montreal, Canada – For the 4th year in a row, Linode is pleased to sponsor PyCon US! PyCon is the largest annual gathering […]
Cloud Overviews
Christopher Aker

Linode API: Multiple Keys and Two-Factor Support

Feb 3, 2014
by Christopher Aker
We’ve just deployed an update to the Linode API’s authentication system that allows users to have multiple API keys and also two-factor authentication. You can manage your keys via My Profile, as well as add them via the user.getapikey() API call. Keys can have an expiration date after which they’ll become invalid, and you can […]
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Linode CLI

Jan 28, 2014
by The Linode Security Team
Having a variety of tools is important, especially when managing multiple systems and cloud services. Users and system administrators need to be in control and have the right tool for the job. Many times the tool of choice is the command line. Introducing Linode CLI We’re pleased to announce the official release of Linode CLI – […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

An old system and a SWAT team

Jan 19, 2014
by Christopher Aker
This is what Linode employees along with the fine men and women from the Galloway police department had to deal with this afternoon – their SWAT team storming the Linode office, forcing everyone out for about an hour while they performed a sweep of the building room to room, complete with an explosives-sniffing dog (who was […]
Linode
Nathan Melehan

Write for Linode. Get Paid!

Jan 16, 2014
by Nathan Melehan
We’re expanding the Linode Library, and need your help! If you like to help people, can write, and want to earn some cash, then we’ve got a job for you. Here’s how it works: Write an article – pick a topic of your choice or from our list Get published – we’ll work with you to get your […]
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Docker on Linode

Jan 3, 2014
by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce that Linode now supports Docker right out of the box. Docker allows you to create lightweight containers for your applications as well as use images created by other users. Docker’s latest release, 0.7, focused on supporting a wider range of standard kernel configuration options, and we’ve released a new kernel (3.12.6) […]
Containers (Kubernetes, Docker)
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Linode Mobile 2.0

Dec 10, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce a major update to the Linode Manager mobile app! This release is a complete rewrite of the app, featuring a beautiful new design and support for both iOS and Android devices, including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android phones, and Android tablets. Linode Mobile features tools to manage your Linodes, NodeBalancers, […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

Longview Apps

Nov 13, 2013
by Christopher Aker
We are pleased to announce that Longview now supports Apache, Nginx, and MySQL, in addition to all of the system-level metrics it already provides. The newly updated Longview agent will automatically detect if any of these applications are installed and running, and will start collecting their performance data and other usage statistics. On the Longview dashboard […]
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Christopher Aker

NodeBalancer SSL

Nov 7, 2013
by Christopher Aker
NodeBalancers have always supported TCP-based protocols, including SSL – but we’re pleased to announce that NodeBalancers now include native HTTPS support. This means a NodeBalancer can terminate SSL connections for you, and have the functionality and behavior you already enjoy from HTTP mode – including correctly setting an X-Fowarded-For header with the requester’s IP address, and session cookies […]
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