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Tom Asaro

Linode Datacenter Expansion

Jan 16, 2015
by Tom Asaro
Happy New Year! 2014 was a great year at Linode and we’re very excited about all the projects we have planned for 2015.  Here’s a sneak peek at our datacenter expansion plans. Singapore, SG First, we’ll be expanding our presence in the Asia-Pacific region with a datacenter in Singapore. This new deployment will support all of […]
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POODLE SSL 3.0 Vulnerability

Oct 15, 2014
by The Linode Security Team
Yesterday, Google published the discovery of an SSL 3.0 vulnerability named “POODLE.” This vulnerability allows an attacker to decrypt transferred data and successfully read plain text. While many browsers support newer, more secure protocols, an attacker can create connectivity issues, causing the browser to fall-back to the vulnerable SSL 3.0 protocol. Is Linode Infrastructure Vulnerable? […]
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Tom Asaro

‘Shellshock’ Bash vulnerability

Sep 29, 2014
by Tom Asaro
Over the last week, several vulnerabilities in GNU Bash have been discovered and are being referred to as “Shellshock”. Using these vulnerabilities an attacker can remotely execute commands, thereby compromising the machine. To make matters worse, many common configurations provide vectors for this attack, making it a serious problem. Many Linux distributions have already provided […]
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Summer Conferences 2014

Jun 12, 2014
by Linode Support
Linode will be exhibiting at several upcoming conferences this summer. Stop by our booth, chat up our crew and learn all about what’s new at Linode. Check out the full list below of where our team will be and we’ll see you there!   SouthEast LinuxFest | Charlotte, NC | June 21-23 Started in 2009, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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2013 Spring Conferences

Feb 28, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
This spring we’re pleased to be sponsoring several conferences. If you plan to attend, we hope you’ll stop by and pay us a visit! SXSW March 8-17 Austin, TX – SXSW’s unique blend of music, film, technology, and culture attracts thousands of enthusiasts and professionals each year. This year’s conference promises to be one of […]
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Full Linode support in libcloud

Sep 14, 2009
by The Linode Security Team
Many of you have requested it, and it is my privilege to announce full libcloud support for the Linode API! libcloud is a standardization effort undertaken by the founders of Cloudkick to cope with standardizing cloud providers’ APIs. It has been my honor to work with Alex Polvi and libcloud’s contributors on integrating the Linode […]
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CPU Usage Graphs

Jun 17, 2006
by The Linode Security Team
CPU usage graphs are now availible from the Member’s site. Two graphs are displayed, one covering the last 24 hours and another covering the last 30 days. Like the network traffic graphs, these graphs are generated in real time but the data they are based on is updated every five minutes. Endless refreshing won’t increase […]
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Christopher Aker

HTTP-Retrievable Bandwidth Stats (in XML)

Mar 30, 2004
by Christopher Aker
EFudd (and others) have suggested a method to poll bandwidth usage without having to log into the LPM. So, I’ve whipped up a little script you can hit via http, that outputs your bandwidth stats in XML. [code]https://www.linode.com/members/bw/?user=[linodeUsername][/code] The http request must come from one of the IPs of [linodeUsername]. There is no access control […]
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Christopher Aker

Fix for console rebooting on hosts13-19

Mar 13, 2004
by Christopher Aker
Yesterday evening I fixed a configuration issue that prevented [reboot|boot|shutdown] via Lish (console) on hosts 13-19. -Chris
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