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Introducing Linode GPU Instances

We are excited to announce the pilot launch of Linode GPU instances. These instances are tailored towards workloads such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, high quality graphics rendering, video transcoding and scientific computing. Linode GPU instances are built on NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 GPU cards. This is the first time these cards are being offered […]
Oct 16, 2019

Whitelisting IP Addresses on Kubernetes: What We Learned

Linode Systems Engineer Jon “jfred” Frederickson shares his experience building out the IP whitelisting feature for running Kubernetes on Linode. As Linode’s engineering team built out our Kubernetes features, we hit plenty of obstacles, as expected. However, one challenge arose that we weren’t anticipating: how to whitelist applications running in Kubernetes on the infrastructure we […]

Kubernetes, Retrospectives
Oct 8, 2019

Rancher 2.3 makes it easier to use Linode for Kubernetes

Rancher 2.3 makes it easier to use Linode for Kubernetes As the Linode community continues to adopt Docker and Kubernetes for their workloads, we started working with Rancher to make it easier to deploy and manage your Kuberenetes clusters with Rancher on Linode. Back in April, we launched the Linode Node Driver for Rancher and […]

Announcements

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Oct 3, 2019

PyGotham 2019

At Linode, we’re passionate for Python! Whenever we get an opportunity to share in and celebrate all the cool things going on in the Python community, we simply can’t pass up the chance. This Friday and Saturday we’re back at it once again, cruising up to the Big Apple for PyGotham, an eclectic Python-centric conference […]

Events
Oct 2, 2019

5 Kubernetes Shell Tricks

Hi! Andrew here—developer at Linode. In the process of building a managed Kubernetes solution, I’ve discovered and created several tricks that I use to make daily tasks with Kubernetes easier. I wanted to share these five here with you and I hope you find them as helpful as I have. 1. The Meta-Shell Trick I first […]

Linode
Sep 25, 2019

Coming Soon: Linode Kubernetes Engine

The Linode engineering team has been working overtime to respond to the needs of our customers and the market. We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of the Linode Kubernetes Engine beta program. What to expect? Kubernetes made simpler. Linode Kubernetes Engine (LKE) is a fully-managed container orchestration engine for deploying and managing containerized […]

Announcements
Sep 24, 2019

Feedback Needed: Linode Bare Metal Survey

Bare metal is the ideal solution for customers with complex application, performance, availability, or security requirements. Traditionally, these requirements have only been met by purchasing hardware and deploying it on-premise. Linode’s bare metal service removes these barriers by providing a controlled, cloud-based environment to run applications directly on the server’s hardware. Bare metal servers combine […]

Linode
Sep 12, 2019

Linode Sydney Australia Data Center – Coming Soon

We’re proud to announce Linode is heading down under later this year for the launch of our newest data center: Linode Sydney. This will be our 11th data center worldwide and comes on the heels of our recent global expansion to Toronto and Mumbai. This is a significant milestone for us. From the early days […]

Datacenters
Aug 26, 2019

Introducing A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes

Linode’s Documentation team recently released a comprehensive five-part tutorial to help readers discover and implement the Kubernetes container orchestration system, often referred to as k8s. A Beginner’s Guide to Kubernetes answers fundamental questions and introduces essential principles of Kubernetes. The guide is supplemented by a reference and glossary to explain new terminology while progressing through […]

Docs

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Aug 9, 2019

2019 Fall Events

Join us this Fall for more #LinodeOnTheRoad adventures. We’ll be a busy bunch these next few months and look forward to meeting you all around the globe. MonktoberfestPortland, Maine | October 3-4 We’re heading up to beautiful New England for our first event of the Fall. Monktoberfest is the only event of its kind that […]

Events
Aug 8, 2019

Update on 2015 Security Incident

We recently received new information regarding our 2015 security incident which is relevant to Linode customers who activated their account before 2016. As detailed in our January 2016 blog post, we reset passwords for all users at that time after investigating unauthorized access to some customer accounts. This new information confirms the scope of database […]

Security