Linode’s 13th Birthday – Gifts for All!

June 16, 2016 12:28 pm

It was 13 years ago today that Linode opened its doors and earned its first customers. Now, 13 years later, it’s amazing how much we’ve grown. According to a study by CloudHarmony, Linode is the 4th largest cloud provider to the top 10,000 Alexa websites, following only Amazon, Rackspace, and IBM. Not bad. We have […]

Summer 2016 Events

May 4, 2016 2:19 pm

We’re rounding out our robust conference schedule with even more events than usual this summer! Take a look below and meet up with us. DrupalCon New Orleans New Orleans, LA | May 9-13 We are sponsoring a lounge at DrupalCon New Orleans. Stop by our space to relax and recharge – perks of the Big […]

Network Status Updates – April 2016

May 2, 2016 3:09 pm

In his January blog post, Alex Forster articulated that we have a plan in motion to upgrade the network across all of our data centers. We would like to share with everyone what has been done so far, and what still needs doing. Staffing up Since December 2015, we’ve added two new members to our […]

KVM Update

March 15, 2016 1:54 pm

How’s KVM going? KVM became the default hypervisor for new Linode customers six months ago, and it’s been going great. Since KVM’s introduction last summer, customers have created over 500,000 KVM Linodes with over 3 million launches. It’s been very stable, it’s been very fast. Our service has improved reliability and uptime because it’s running a simpler […]

Linode Spring 2016 Conference Schedule

March 8, 2016 12:57 pm

It’s that time of year again – conference season is kicking off! Check out our schedule below to see where we’ll be through the end of April and make sure to stop by and check us out. We’ll be talking cloud hosting and giving out new swag – you don’t want to miss us! Wordcamp Atlanta […]

Security Investigation Retrospective

February 19, 2016 3:30 pm

On January 5, 2016, we issued a password reset for all Linode customers during our investigation into the unauthorized access of three customer accounts. We have been working with federal authorities on these matters and their criminal investigations are ongoing. Today we are sharing our findings and those of the third-party security firm we retained […]

The Twelve Days of Crisis – A Retrospective on Linode’s Holiday DDoS Attacks

January 29, 2016 4:30 pm

View a printable version of this post here. Over the twelve days between December 25th and January 5th, Linode saw more than a hundred denial-of-service attacks against every major part of our infrastructure, some severely disrupting service for hundreds of thousands of Linode customers. I’d like to follow up on my earlier update by providing […]

Security Notification and Linode Manager Password Reset

January 5, 2016 1:53 pm

Effective immediately, Linode Manager passwords have been expired. You will be prompted to set a new password on your next login. We regret this inconvenience, however this is a necessary precaution. A security investigation into the unauthorized login of three accounts has led us to the discovery of two user credentials on an external […]

Upcoming Events

September 4, 2015 3:25 pm

Check out where we’ll be over the next few months. Find us at any of these events to talk to our team and get your hands on Linode swag and credit! PennApps XII Philadelphia, PA | September 4-6 PennApps XII is going to be bigger and better than ever! It’s taking place at the Wells Fargo […]

Introducing Linodes in Frankfurt!

August 3, 2015 9:57 am

Achtung baby! Linodes in Deutschland! We’re excited to announce our newest European datacenter located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany! This new facility will better serve the growing tech communities in Germany, greater Europe, and surrounding areas. This marks our eighth datacenter worldwide, and complements our other Europe-based datacenter in London. Both our Frankfurt and London […]