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Tom Asaro

Linode now accepts Discover Card

Mar 19, 2008
by Tom Asaro
Linode is now accepting Discover card for payment, in addition to Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. There have been a few requests for this, so while we were tweaking our merchant account we made sure to add it. Now you can start accumulating your cashback bonus points while paying for your Linode subscription. Also, charges […]
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Alert Notifications

Jan 29, 2008
by The Linode Security Team
Alert Notifications You can now get notified via email when your Linode crosses a specific threshold, for several statistics. Alerts are checked once per hour. Currently, the available parameters are: CPU usage (two hour average) Disk IO-ops/sec (two hour average) Network traffic rate in (two hour average) Network traffic rate out (two hour average) Monthly […]
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Christopher Aker

20% Additional RAM

Dec 23, 2007
by Christopher Aker
Tis the season and all, and since it feels good to give I just couldn’t resist. We’ve increased the RAM on all plans by 20%, for new and existing customers! Linode 300 becomes [b]Linode 360[/b] Linode 450 becomes [b]Linode 540[/b] Linode 600 becomes [b]Linode 720[/b] Linode 900 becomes [b]Linode 1080[/b] Linode 1200 becomes [b]Linode 1440[/b] […]
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Lots of Great Stuff

Dec 6, 2007
by The Linode Security Team
I’ve been busy lately and have got some great new stuff for you: [b]Ajax Job Queue Updates[/b] – If you’ve got JavaScript enabled, your browser will check for changes in job progress more frequently, updating the job queue when there are changes. When a job finishes, the other elements on the page are updated as […]
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pastebin.linode.com

Nov 16, 2007
by The Linode Security Team
Linode now has a [url=http://pastebin.com/]Pastebin[/url] site using the software developed by [url=http://blog.dixo.net/]Paul Dixon[/url]. [quote] [The] pastebin is here to help you collaborate on debugging code snippets. If you’re not familiar with the idea, most people use it like this: * submit a code fragment to pastebin, getting a url like http://p.linode.com/1234 * paste the url […]
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Christopher Aker

Clone a Linode to another Linode

Nov 16, 2007
by Christopher Aker
[b]Clone a Linode’s Configuration/disks to another Linode[/b] This feature enables you to clone a Linode’s configuration and data over to another Linode that is linked to your account. You can select an entire configuration profile to clone — and this will automatically create the configuration profile in the target Linode, and copy all disk images […]
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Christopher Aker

Support for High Availability / IP Failover

Nov 12, 2007
by Christopher Aker
I’ve added a new utility which, in effect, allows you to do some of the whole “High Availability” clustering thing, with IP failover between Linodes within the same data center. The utility does not manage or configure IP failover for you, but it does allow the selected IP addresses from linked Linodes to be brought […]
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Christopher Aker

Data Center selection on first log in

Nov 7, 2007
by Christopher Aker
[b]Datacenter selection on first log in[/b] You can now select the geographic location of your Linode during the inital login! Here’s how it works: Upon your initial login (or the first “switch to” for a new Linode added to an existing account), if there’s availability in any of our other datacenters for the Linode plan […]
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Christopher Aker

Self-Serve Removal of Extras

Nov 7, 2007
by Christopher Aker
[b]Self-Serve Removal of Extras[/b] You no longer need to submit a support ticket to have extras removed from your Linode account. This includes removing extra disk space, RAM, monthly data transfer, and IP addresses. The remaining time on the package is credited back to your account, minus one day. This feature gets us out of […]
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Christopher Aker

Now with 25% more disk space!

Oct 27, 2007
by Christopher Aker
Crazy caker strikes again! I’ve added 25% disk space to all the plans, for both monthly and annual accounts, for all our existing and new customers! Linode 300 goes from 8 to [b]10[/b] GiB disk space Linode 450 goes from 12 to [b]15[/b] GiB disk space Linode 600 goes from 16 to [b]20[/b] GiB disk […]
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Christopher Aker

Lassie, the shutdown watchdog

Oct 26, 2007
by Christopher Aker
[b]Lassie – Linode Autonomous System Shutdown Intelligent rEbooter[/b] Lassie is a shutdown watchdog. It will automatically reboot your Linode if it powers off unexpectedly. It works by detecting that your Linode has powered off without a shutdown job being responsible for the power off condition. To prevent a loop, it will give up after 5 […]
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Tom Asaro

For Sale: Retired Linode Host Servers

Oct 12, 2007
by Tom Asaro
As you know, we’ve replaced all of our hosts over the last few months. We’re in talks with a “technology asset recovery” firm about acquiring them, but thought we’d offer them to customers first. All hard drives have been removed, rails and power cord are included. Here is the build list. If you are interested, […]
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