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클라우드에 대한 대담하고 새로운 접근 방식: Akamai 커넥티드 클라우드

아카마이는 2022년 초 Linode를 인수한 이후 두 플랫폼을 한 지붕 아래 통합하기 위해 열심히 노력해 왔습니다. Akamai 커넥티드 클라우드의 발표와 함께 Linode는 이제 Akamai 브랜드에 완전히 통합되었습니다. 앞으로 Linode의 서비스는 Akamai의 클라우드 컴퓨팅 서비스로 불릴 것입니다.

Akamai 커넥티드 클라우드란?

Akamai 커넥티드 클라우드는 클라우드 컴퓨팅, 보안, 콘텐츠 전송을 위한 대규모로 분산된 엣지 및 클라우드 플랫폼입니다. Akamai의 클라우드 컴퓨팅 서비스에는 기업이 온라인에 접속하는 모든 곳에서 애플리케이션과 워크로드를 구축, 배포, 보호하는 데 필요한 필수 컴퓨팅, 스토리지, 네트워킹, 데이터베이스, 컨테이너 관리 클라우드 서비스가 포함됩니다. Akamai 커넥티드 클라우드에서 실행되는 클라우드 컴퓨팅 서비스를 통해 기업은 코어부터 엣지까지 컴퓨팅 전반에 걸쳐 워크로드와 애플리케이션을 분산하여 오늘날 중앙 집중식 클라우드 컴퓨팅 플랫폼이 안고 있는 비용, 성능, 확장성 문제를 해결할 수 있습니다.

미션 확장

리노드의 미션은 클라우드 컴퓨팅을 단순하고 저렴하며 접근하기 쉽게 만들어 혁신을 가속화하는 것이었습니다. 이러한 사명은 이제 개발자에게 필요한 모든 서비스를 세계에서 가장 분산된 클라우드 플랫폼 중 하나에서 실행하는 Akamai의 대담하고 새로운 비전의 일부로 계속되고 있습니다. 또한 개발자는 다음에 액세스할 수 있습니다:

  • 미국과 유럽에 3개의 새로운 엔터프라이즈급 핵심 클라우드 컴퓨팅 사이트가 추가되었습니다. 기존 11개의 클라우드 컴퓨팅 사이트에 추가되는 이 새로운 사이트들은 Akamai 백본에 연결되어 전 세계에서 가장 분산된 엣지 네트워크에 연결됩니다. 또한 이 사이트들은 올해 전 세계에 추가로 구축할 예정인 10개의 핵심 사이트의 템플릿이 될 것입니다.
  • 올해 50개 이상의 도시에 분산 사이트를 구축하여 기존 클라우드 제공업체의 서비스를 받기 어려운 지역에 기본적인 클라우드 컴퓨팅 기능을 제공할 계획입니다. 이 지역에서는 Akamai 클라우드 컴퓨팅 서비스의 일부만 제공하지만 가용성과 성능은 동일하게 제공됩니다.
  • 공격적인 새로운 클라우드 이그레스 요금제는 Akamai 네트워크의 성능을 활용하여 클라우드 데이터 전송에 CDN과 같은 경제성을 제공함으로써 클라우드 이그레스 비용을 낮춥니다. 새로운 이그레스 요금 모델은 하이퍼스케일러 및 대체 클라우드 사업자에 비해 이그레스 요금이 크게 할인되도록 설계되었습니다.
  • 새로운 ISO, SOC 2 및 HIPAA 표준 준수를 즉시 사용할 수 있습니다.

향후 몇 달 동안 Linode 로고가 표시되던 곳에 Akamai 로고가 표시되는 등 Linode 환경에 약간의 외형적 변화가 있을 것입니다. 또한 개발자들이 Linode에서 익히 알고 있는 단순성을 유지하고 개발자와 기업 모두에게 Akamai Connected Cloud에서 실행되는 새로운 서비스를 소개하기 위해 두 사이트 간의 전반적인 흐름을 개선하기 위해 노력하고 있습니다. 시간이 지남에 따라 제품 로드맵에 따라 다른 디자인 및 사용자 경험 개선 사항도 발견할 수 있습니다. 현재로서는 Linode의 소셜 채널에 변경 사항이 없으므로 계속 사용하시면서 소통해 주시기 바랍니다.

개발자들이 선호하는 가격 대비 성능, 이식성, 수상 경력에 빛나는 지원은 변함없이 제공될 것입니다. Atlassian에 보내주신 신뢰에 감사드리며, 미래를 위해 구축된 Cloud에서 최신 애플리케이션을 빌드, 보호 및 배포할 수 있도록 도와드리게 되어 기쁩니다.


댓글 (64)

  1. Author Photo

    Could you translate to human-speak?

    • tlambert

      XY: The Linode brand is now Akamai Connected Cloud! We’re getting bigger, with 3 new cloud computing sites in the near future and 10 more rolling out before the end of the year. And, we’re getting better, with low-cost egress (bandwith or network transfer) prices and new security compliance. You can still expect the same service and award-winning Customer Support we’ve provided for years. Feel free to open a support ticket if you have any questions.

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        > we’re getting better, with low-cost egress (bandwith [sic] or network transfer) prices

        Are we to assume this equates to a potential reduction relative to current Linode prices? Is this instead wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing-equivalent marketing-speak?

        The original post only compares pricing improvements relative to “alternative cloud providers” (where Linode is already quite competitive).

        I’d wager many customers are more curious to know, in plain English, if they should expect their billed network usage to increase assuming equivalent consumption.

        Thanks!

        • tlambert

          Noah: The specifics on pricing have yet to be released, however, you should be able to find them on this blog once they’re available. As we mention:

          The new egress pricing model is designed to result in significantly discounted egress rates relative to the hyperscalers and alternative cloud providers.

          Cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure are considered “hyperscalers”. We will continue to be as transparent and open as possible during the Akamai/Linode integration.

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            Many thanks for your reply!

            I look forward to more information in the coming days then.

            Excited to see new functionality arrive based on the Akamai platform, enhanced with Linode’s more approachable touch.

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    Hi there,

    I created an account with you and verified it then I added my payment method correctly but you didn’t accept my account though. Is there anything I can do to get my account approved?

    Thanks

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    Here in Hawaii Akamai is easily understood. Used in Hawaiian Pidgin from Japanese for smart. So is a very smart brand!

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    End of an era.

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    Another possible title for this post could have been taken from this website: AKAMAI NUKES LINODE BRAND

    https://taoofmac.com/space/links/2023/02/15/0740

    Pretty sad.

    • Author Photo

      From my point of view, Akamai brand makes it easier for me to sell the idea of using Linode to my customers. I’m more worried about Akamai acquisition nuking something else about the Linode service than the brand. 🙂 I mean historically, when companies get acquired, their service rarely improves.

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      I agree with this. I’ve trusted Linode for many years, and have been bitten in the past when a trusted host was acquired.

      Slapping the Akamai logo where it clearly looks out of place is likely the first in many future changes that will ruin Linode and it’s offering. Time to start shopping around for me.

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        OMG AGREED! And I thought I was the ONLY person who noticed this!!! I mean seriously? Come on!!!

        If Akami can’t even take the FULL % MInutes it takes to correctly scale and place their logo properly?!?!? OMGGG LIKE WOW the freaking AUDACITY MAN. Holy Cow this TRULY SPELLS THE END for Linode my friends.

        This unfortunately is such a TIMELY and PERFECT example of the quality you can expect to see moving forward with Akami.

        So terribly tragic and truly, JUST PLAIN SAD. Sad to see one of the only last remaining loyal and faithful brands out there to leave us and go….

        Bye Bye Linode, WE ALREADY MISS YOU!!!!!

        CRaSh aNd BURn TiMe. :(((((((((((((((((((((

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      Agreed. Akamai doesn’t roll off the tongue as easily as Linode and is more difficult for me to pronounce >_<

      As much as Akamai won't like it, I think I'll still call them Linode, for the sake of my tongue.

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    Will the pricing of Linode increase after the change? Also what will happen to unused Linode account credit?

    • tlambert

      Hey Eric, we haven’t announced any pricing changes at this time. However, you can expect your unused Linode account credit to be valid until the expiration date or until you’ve used it up.

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        Less than 10 days ago, they said no pricing changes are announced.

        What they were thinking was…

        Price increases…
        Hold My Beer.

        20% increases on nearly all hosting.
        100% increases on all ip addresses.

        They just set the new bar for bitter beer.

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    Will there be any impact on existing users? Can we continue to enjoy the old school Linode experience or we are fxcked up?

    • tlambert

      Hey zzq, the experience of using Akamai Connected Cloud will be the same as using Linode and you can expect the same service and award-winning support you’ve gotten used to over the years. As with anything, changes and improvements are likely to come in the future so keep an eye on the blog for new announcements.

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    • “Aggressive new cloud egress pricing that uses the power of Akamai’s network to drive down the cost of cloud egress by bringing CDN-like economics to cloud data transfer.

    If Linode customers wanted AWS, they’d be using AWS.

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    Pretty pissed about them nuking the brand name also. I love Linode and I love the reliability and knowledge they have. I hope it stays the same or I will probably have to go try out DigitalOcean.

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    I feel similarly to XY’s and Donovan’s comments in this thread.

    First, I ended up here after trying to make sense of the email I just received regarding “root password requirements” … which made little sense in the context of a “VM”-style linode (unless you’re somehow subverting my root password hash and/or watching every shell command I type).

    Second, after reading this, I also wondered about the future of the linode instance I’m running and whether I will be able to continue administering it as I have been as more so-called “cosmetic changes” are implemented (this never sounds good to me given the nonsense coming out of Apple, Google, and Microsoft).

    This blog post made me feel uncomfortable and confused — not encouraged and confident. Instead of buzzword soup, I’d really appreciate some good news and support for those of us doing our work (our “mission”) successfully in a more traditional linode environment.

    • tlambert

      Gil K. Hey Gil – I can assure you, we do not watch each shell command you type. When your root password is reset using Cloud Manager or the API, a call to the API is made which resets the password. The email you received is letting you know there are now some security requirements for new passwords.
      Regarding your existing instance, it’s not going anywhere unless you move it. You can expect the same service and support you received with Akamai Connected Cloud that you experienced with Linode. You can also expect some new and exciting improvements.

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    Everything would be fine if good technical support was provided.

    But my experience in less than 10 days as customer is really very poor. Tickets open without any answer for more than 4 days and so on.

    I know that Linode is a platform, and don’t require technical support regarding OS, etc, etc. But when things start to go wrong it would be great to have someone in the other side. And this does not happens!

    Unfortunately I will have to search again for another provider, because Linode (or Akamai?) don’t seem to work 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. 365 days per year.

    Very bad technical support, and when technicians answer us they only say that “the delay is because they care a lot for his customers”, so “they delay to make sure to provide the best answer possible”, and bla, bla, bla.

    • pwoods

      Hey Thaddeus – we are here 24/7. Our response time to tickets can fluctuate depending on the number of tickets we have open at any given time. We respond on a first-in, first-out basis. That said, we’re also available by phone for any urgent needs. The phone is the best way to get our eyes on a ticket or anything else you’d like addressed: 855-4-LINODE (855-454-6633), or Intl.: +1 609-380-7100.

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    This is sooooo important. I’m weary yet hopeful that Akamai will maintain the precedence Linode has set.

    “ What won’t change is the price-performance, portability, and award-winning support that developers love. We appreciate the trust you put in us and we’re excited to help you build, secure, and deploy your modern applications on a cloud built for the future.”

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    Hopefully you won’t screw this up like RackSpace did when they acquired SliceHost back in the days.

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    A very bad approach indeed. You could have setup a new domain, cloned all pages and apps, rename and rebrand completely, test and launch, then redirect this domain. If you are going to change one by one, it’s very confusing and unpredictable. Now logo is changed, what next?! When will green become blue, or will it become orange?!

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    Oh… Boy… Here we go!

    The bigger they get the less we seem to be wanting any part of it…

    I wish my crystal ball was not so clouded by a litany of big mergers predicated on corporate greed, fully engaged in crafty tactical strikes on their own consumers, diluting every bit of value that exist as the reasons for consuming their products in exchange for a few positive quarters as to improve the upward mobility and career options of a few short sighted yet excessively dominant execs…

    Only time will tell, but this doesn’t look promising…

    I will keep all options on the table…

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    I’ve been reviewing Linode and considering switching a chunk of our several thousand dollar a month spend with Google Cloud Platform over and I agree with Donovan’s summary in his blog:

    > “[Akamai] might pander to IT execs and decision makers, but engineers and tech people matter a lot in choosing this kind of service”

    The Akamai brand and takeover doesn’t elicit warm feelings from me. In fact, quite the opposite.

    I won’t claim to understand what they are trying to do from a marketing perspective, but it’s clear that their enterprise marketing lingo doesn’t align with what us small to mid-size customers are looking for. It reeks of enterprise lingo that’s commonly associated with increases in prices and decreases in service quality.

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    Was nice knowing you, Linode. Should have never sold out.

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    Linode has a great reputation. Why you’d want to throw away its good name (in both senses) I don’t know. This is a terrible idea.

    Guess its time I give digital ocean a try.

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    Been using Linode since 2009. We haven’t found a reason to move and I hope it stays that way.

    Now that Akamai is behind Linode, a CDN option is inevitable. Even Azure has Akamai as a CDN option, it seems backwards you need to go to a competitor just get access to your pay-as-you-go product.

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    A quand une solution grand public pour la Nouvelle Caledonie ? Akamai est déjà en présent en Nouvelle Caledonie pour Netflix, mais rien de disponible pour le public, que ce soit sur le site de Linode ou d’Akamai.

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    Very worrying and extremely negative feelings here too, The loss of the Linode brand is significant, and the rest of the statement does not bode well either. For a while i thought Linode would be the home for my systems and my clients, but now, i am really having other thoughts.

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    From the original blog post a year ago on acquisition:

    “For the immediate future, we will continue to operate as we always have. Akamai has no intention of changing what has made us successful.”

    A year later:

    “We’re getting rid of every mention of Linode and replacing it with Akamai.”

    The very brand is what made Linode successful.

    Why do companies that acquire other companies feel they have to “integrate” the companies. Why can’t they be run as different entities working together?

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    This is sad. Just keep the Linode brand. I thought I was on the wrong website.

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    Feels like MBAs are now firmly in control of Linode, er Akamai Cloud. Time to find a new VPS host.

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    Hello, I used your product several years ago and have my own account number, but now I can’t find the account name and password. How can I find it now, because he is still withholding fees

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    Hopefully, the goal of this isn’t to kill. But I’m afraid it might happen anyway, just not in a way most people expect. Whenever I see an Akamai-related header in an http(s) response I literally want to rage-quit whatever integration I’m making at that time. Their anti-bot (and apparently human as well) system blocks the most random and stupid things possible, even Cloudflare isn’t that aggressive. I’m afraid that we might see more and more ToS related bullshit in Linode (accounts getting wrongfully terminated, random IPs getting blocked, etc)

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    Hi there,

    Thieves!!!!!!

    I created an account with you and verified it then I added my payment method correctly but you didn’t accept my account though. Is there anything I can do to stop you using my and others stolen data?

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    You really need to address your acceptable use policy on bullying and organizing premeditated attacks on people with your service over non-http protocols.

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    I have an account, but I forgot my email address! can you help me find it

    • Josh Hartman

      Hi Shanji! If you have forgotten your email (or username) you can use the following link to contact us for help:

      https://www.linode.com/support/contact/

      You will submit as much detail about your account as you remember, as well as the last six (6) digits of your card on file, and then we can help provide account details and reset your email if necessary.

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    The Akamai branding is pretty horrible. I hope the management and decisions are better than the beading, but this blog post doesn’t give me hope.

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    >> Over time, you’ll also notice other design and user experience improvements based on our product roadmap

    Where’s the roadmap? That should have a link. All this talk about serverless, kubernetes, etc, gives the illusion that a plain VPS full root access “standard linux installation” isn’t going to be in the long term roadmap as you transition to serverless technologies and move to app based containers.

    Is this true? How long are people going to be grandfathered in? It’s not fair to talk about a roadmap and not link to it.

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    You did WHAT?

    Akamai is just like Amazon, a bloated vacuum cleaner acquiring and killing anything that is a threat. Linode was by far the best hosting solution since their conception. Prioritizing speed and customer service for a fair price.

    AWS is crap especially when it comes to database instances. Latency was garbage. Internal speeds between DB and frontend was not even close to Linode cheapest unmanaged plan (like 20% output)

    Akamai backup solutions is overpriced garbage. Their web caching solution is a joke, there is no support and sometimes your page doesn’t update for days in a specific area while the rest of the world gets the new version. ZERO customer support.

    Akamai will start using Linodes resources for their customers and it’s game over. Akamai doesn’t make Linode better, however Linode will make Akamai better by distroying everything that was special about it. Sorry to say but this is the end of Linode.

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    I think and they won’t let me register

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    I can’t register I got cancel

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    Am finding it difficult to create my new account i keep get cancellation message on signup like “Hello,

    A recently created account with this email address was canceled by our automated systems. This was due to activity or patterns associated with fraudulent behavior. Additional attempts to sign up may also be rejected.

    Linode” this please do allow other region like Nigeria

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    Ruwan Kumar abeyshenghe

    please register my account

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    I’m done. No thanks!

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    I can’t log in to my account, I’ve already changed my password and it still won’t log in.
    our services are all stopped, did you stop them ?

    • tlambert

      Hey Darlan – If you can’t login to your account, I suggest filling out this form and selecting the relevant option from the drop-down menu. This will allow you to get in touch with the Support Team. Alternatively, you can call into the Support Phone Line which is available 24/7:

      U.S. 855-454-6633
      Global +1-609-380-7100

      A phone call will be the fastest way to get your issue resolved.

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    Eu passei alguns dias sem fazer login e agora eu estou amando a nova plataforma Linode – Akamai.

    Eu já usei Linode e agora voltei. Estou feliz com o desempenho do site, a facilidade que a Linode – Akamai proporciona e quero ficar aqui para sempre.

    A única coisa que eu tenho a reclamar é o preço, mais alto que muitos concorrentes.

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