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Linode $100,000 Giveaway!

Dec 15, 2010
by Christopher Aker
UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 130 minutes. Thanks everyone! We are giving away $100,000 in Linode services!  Starting this Friday December 17th at 9:00 AM Eastern the first 1,000 new customers to sign up will each receive $100 in service credit. Here’s how it works:  Be one of the first […]
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Linode, Minecraft on “Attack of the Show”

Nov 15, 2010
by Christopher Aker
Tonight’s Attack of the Show on G4 TV will feature a segment about Minecraft – the sandbox construction game that many of you are probably already obsessing over. If not, you should check out Minecraft’s site for information about how to get into the game. Linode was offered a chance to get involved by providing […]
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Tom Asaro

Rails Rumble Winners

Oct 28, 2010
by Tom Asaro
A big congratulations to the Rails Rumble winners! As selected by both the panel of experts and the public, here are the winners for the 2010 competition: Overall 1st Place: Beer Checkin by Indiana Coders 2nd Place: Owe Me Cash by Platform45 3rd Place: Choons.fm by Nuby on Rails Solo Division Winner tldr.it by My […]
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Rails Rumble 2010

Oct 15, 2010
by Christopher Aker
We’re excited to be sponsoring the Rails Rumble again this year, for the fourth year in a row. The Rumble is a 48 hour contest where 300 teams of one to four people work on designing the best (and functioning!) Ruby on Rails application — using Linodes to deploy them for evaluation by the expert […]
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Ubuntu 10.10 – Maverick Meerkat

Oct 10, 2010
by Christopher Aker
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat” for both 32 and 64 bit through our deployment wizard. Please keep in mind Canonical will only be providing support for this version for 18 months – after which you’ll either have to upgrade or reinstall. There is always Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long Term […]
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Linode Library Turns One

Jul 30, 2010
by The Linode Security Team
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Linode Library! Over the last twelve months, our documentation team has published over three hundred guides on server administration topics, ranging from basic Linux administration to high availability server configurations, and has made the articles available to anyone who would like to use them. Our mission remains […]
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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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Tom Asaro

Linode sponsors YAPC, fosscon, and SELF

Jun 10, 2010
by Tom Asaro
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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