CentOS 6.2, Fedora 16, openSUSE 12.1, and Gentoo

April 17, 2012 9:07 am

We’re happy to announce the availability of the following distributions for deployment in 32-bit and 64-bit flavors: CentOS 6.2 (release notes) Fedora 16 (release notes) openSUSE 12.1 (release notes) In addition to providing these new distributions for deployment, we’ve updated our 32-bit and 64-bit Gentoo images to provide more up-to-date packages at the time of […]

Native IPv6 Now Available in All Locations

February 28, 2012 1:40 pm

With the World IPv6 Launch coming up on June 6th, 2012, we’ve been working hard to make IPv6 available to all Linode customers so they can participate. We’re happy to announce that IPv6 is now available in all six of our locations across the world! If you’d like to enable IPv6 for your existing Linode, just navigate to […]

IPv6 Now Available in London and Atlanta

December 20, 2011 11:36 am

As part of our ongoing efforts to support IPv6 across all of our locations, we are happy to announce that native IPv6 is now available in London and Atlanta. Existing Linodes can enable IPv6 simply by clicking “Enable IPv6″ on the Remote Access tab of the Linode Manager. New Linodes and Linodes migrating into a facility […]

Linode Cloud Asia-Pacific!

September 19, 2011 1:28 pm

Today we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Linode Cloud services in Tokyo, Japan! This new facility will service the growing Asia Pacific demand for low-latency cloud services, and joins the growing number of options for your Linode Cloud deployments. The Tokyo facility delivers all of our services including Linodes, Managed Backups, and […]

Introducing NodeBalancer

July 13, 2011 11:16 am

So your website just went viral. Congrats! Now you have a new set of problems: How do you scale your application and services to meet your growing demand? How do you manage multiple Linodes all participating as a single system? How do you monitor the health of those Linodes, and take them in and out […]

Linode Launches Native IPv6 Support

May 3, 2011 3:29 pm

Over the past 25 years the Internet has experienced astronomical growth – far more than the original architects imagined. As a result, the pools of unallocated IPv4 blocks have been accelerating toward exhaustion. In fact, on February 3rd, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining pool of addresses equally among the five […]

Linode $100,000 Giveaway!

December 15, 2010 10:19 am

UPDATE: The giveaway has ended! We sold out in about 130 minutes. Thanks everyone! We are giving away $100,000 in Linode services!  Starting this Friday December 17th at 9:00 AM Eastern the first 1,000 new customers to sign up will each receive $100 in service credit. Here’s how it works:  Be one of the first […]

Linode, Minecraft on “Attack of the Show”

November 15, 2010 4:44 pm

Tonight’s Attack of the Show on G4 TV will feature a segment about Minecraft – the sandbox construction game that many of you are probably already obsessing over. If not, you should check out Minecraft’s site for information about how to get into the game. Linode was offered a chance to get involved by providing […]

Rails Rumble Winners

October 28, 2010 12:15 pm

A big congratulations to the Rails Rumble winners! As selected by both the panel of experts and the public, here are the winners for the 2010 competition: Overall 1st Place: Beer Checkin by Indiana Coders 2nd Place: Owe Me Cash by Platform45 3rd Place: Choons.fm by Nuby on Rails Solo Division Winner tldr.it by My […]

Rails Rumble 2010

October 15, 2010 2:14 pm

We’re excited to be sponsoring the Rails Rumble again this year, for the fourth year in a row. The Rumble is a 48 hour contest where 300 teams of one to four people work on designing the best (and functioning!) Ruby on Rails application — using Linodes to deploy them for evaluation by the expert […]