Month: June 2012


250,000 Linode Giveaway
Jun 16, 2012

Linode Birthday Giveaway!

UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 12 hours. Thanks everyone! To celebrate our 9th birthday we are giving away $250,000 in Linode services! The Giveaway starts this Tuesday, June 19th at 12:00PM EDT (4:00PM GMT) and both new and existing customers are eligible. For new customers: Be one of the first […]

Announcements, Linode
Jun 15, 2012

linode.clone() API Call

We’re pleased to announce our newest API call: linode.clone().  This API call allows you to easily clone an existing Linode to a new instance in the datacenter of your choosing.  It will clone all configuration profiles and disk images present on the source Linode. The method has a limit of five concurrent clones from the […]

Features, Linode Manager
Jun 13, 2012

Xen Security Advisories and How We Handled Them

The Xen security team recently made public three security advisories regarding the Xen Hypervisor. Linode customers are not affected by the issues outlined in the advisories due to proactive maintenance performed by Linode over the past few weeks. XSA-7 – 64-bit PV guest privilege escalation vulnerability XSA-8 – guest denial of service on syscall/sysenter exception […]

Announcements
Jun 6, 2012

Linode Proud to Participate in World IPv6 Launch Day 2012

An entire year has passed since Linode participated in World IPv6 Day. Since then we have worked hard to permanently enable IPv6 for all of our locations in support of the global launch of this new internet protocol taking place on June 6, 2012. World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment […]

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