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September 2021
Performance upgrade provided free to all customers, new apps in Marketplace
The rollout of NVMe block storage started this month in our Atlanta data center. Our first erasure-coded block storage cluster powered by NVMe drives comes with significant performance improvements. As NVMe becomes more available, you’ll have the opportunity to upgrade to faster hardware while paying the same price for your volumes. More specifications on the performance improvements are coming soon, but you can read about our NVMe rollout here. We’re also sharing news about object storage availability, new apps in the Linode Marketplace, and more.
Featured Guides
Deep learning is a type of machine learning that uses neural networks to recognize common patterns and solve common problems. This gets accomplished through a process that mimics the way the human brain operates. This guide covers the pros and cons of some of the most popular deep learning frameworks.
TypeScript is a strongly typed programming language built on top of JavaScript. Since you can use TypeScript anywhere that JavaScript is supported, you can replace JavaScript for TypeScript to reap the benefits of a strongly typed language. In this guide, you’ll learn how to incorporate TypeScript with Node.js and the popular Express framework.

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Updates
Deploy your own self-hosted Splunk instance to build your own data store and automate data for devops, security, and more. Are you looking for open source alternatives to popular tools? Check out aaPanel, a free alternative to popular control panels, and Chevereto, an image-hosting alternative to services like Google Photos. Explore all Marketplace apps in Cloud Manager or on our website.
S3-compatible Object Storage is now in Atlanta. Use Object Storage to efficiently store media and other assets for your website or application without affecting your server’s local storage and performance. It can also be a great alternative to your standard cloud hosting with services like Nextcloud and FileCloud Community.
Open Source
Learn about the growing demand for distributed compute, typical data science working environments, why iteration and speed are critical, and examples of workflow challenges in this white paper from Coiled and Linode.
Rent Buy Build podcast hosts James Hunt and Brian Seguin tackle a component in the cloud-native platform stack and answer the tough question: Should you rent this, buy it, or build it yourself? Check out the latest episode, Methinks Thou Dost Rent Too Much?
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Check out some of our latest YouTube uploads, make sure you’re subscribed to our channel for more tutorials and other content from developer advocates and guest experts.
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September 27-29
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October 6 at 2pm ET
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October 11-15
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October 17-19
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