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How to Lower Video Transcoding Costs by Migrating to Dedicated Linode Instances

Discover how to slash video transcoding costs by 33% with dedicated compute instances and learn effective strategies to reduce egress fees and optimize VM utilization.
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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Rails Rumble 2013

Oct 18, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
This year marks the sixth year that Linode has sponsored the Rails Rumble . Once again, 500 teams will be competing over a 48 hour period to design, develop, and deploy a Ruby on Rails application. After 48 hours is up, a panel of design and development experts will pick the top 10 projects based […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode Longview

Sep 5, 2013
by Christopher Aker
Keeping your company’s business-critical Linux systems humming along smoothly is challenging. By the time performance bottlenecks and tuning opportunities present themselves it’s too late – your users are already affected by your slow or unresponsive website or application. This infuriates your users and costs you money. Your Linux systems generate data — data that can […]
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Christopher Aker

Storage Space Doubled!

Jul 25, 2013
by Christopher Aker
We’re exceptionally pleased to announce we’re doubling the storage space on all of our plans, available immediately for new and existing customers.  Linode has implemented major upgrades to other resources recently: 8 cores and new processors, a 2x RAM increase, and the new redundant and fast network. This upgrade is yet another action in that spirit — giving you, […]
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Linode

OSCON – July 22-26

Jul 17, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
Next week Linode will be at O’Reilly’s OSCON in Portland, Oregon. During its 15 year run, OSCON has become one of the largest open source conferences in the world. Over 3,000 students, developers, investors, and vendors attend each year to discuss the latest issues in open source technology. If you’re attending the conference, stop by booth #707 […]
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Linode

Velocity Conference – June 18-20

Jun 19, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
This week Linode is at the O’Reilly Velocity Conference in Santa Clara, California. Velocity is O’Reilly’s web performance and operations conference, which focuses on scaling and administering web applications, mobile applications, and tech culture. If you’re attending the conference, stop by booth #501 to say hello and score a t-shirt!
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Tom Asaro

Linode turns 10!

Jun 16, 2013
by Tom Asaro
Today marks Linode’s 10 year anniversary and we’d like to start by thanking you, our customer. Thank you for your patronage, for your positive feedback, for your words of encouragement and your constructive criticism – all of which have helped make us a better company. Thank you for your word-of-mouth recommendations. The majority of our […]
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Linode

Introducing Linode Managed

May 29, 2013
by Linode
Managing IT infrastructure is time consuming and a 24/7 commitment. Keeping your services and applications running requires constant attention, potentially at any time of day or night. Not having coverage puts you at risk of costly and disruptive downtime. We want to help. Introducing Linode Managed Let our team manage your infrastructure, so your team […]
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Tom Asaro

Fremont Upgrades

May 17, 2013
by Tom Asaro
We are happy to announce plan upgrades are now available in Fremont, except not the Fremont you were expecting.  Over the next few weeks we will be transitioning all of our infrastructure from Hurricane Electric’s FMT1 facility to their FMT2 facility, which is just a few miles down the road.  FMT2 is a modern build-out, which […]
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Linode

Debian 7.0 and Ubuntu 13.04

May 8, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Debian 7.0 (release notes) and Ubuntu 13.04 (release notes) for deployment within the Linode Manager in both 32 and 64 bit flavors. You can read our documentation in the Linode Library if you are unsure of how to deploy a Linux distribution in the Linode Manager. Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) will […]
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Christopher Aker

Linode Manager Two-Step Authentication

May 2, 2013
by Christopher Aker
We’re pleased to announce two-step verification as an optional extra layer of protection for your Linode account. Once enabled, logging in will require a six-digit security token in addition to your username and password. You can enable this new feature by clicking on My Profile from within the Linode Manager, and then “Enable Two-Factor Authentication”.  You’ll […]
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