Rails Rumble 2013

October 18, 2013 1:51 pm

This year marks the sixth year that Linode has sponsored the Rails Rumble . Once again, 500 teams will be competing over a 48 hour period to design, develop, and deploy a Ruby on Rails application. After 48 hours is up, a panel of design and development experts will pick the top 10 projects based […]

Linode Longview

September 5, 2013 6:57 am

Keeping your company’s business-critical Linux systems humming along smoothly is challenging. By the time performance bottlenecks and tuning opportunities present themselves it’s too late – your users are already affected by your slow or unresponsive website or application. This infuriates your users and costs you money. Your Linux systems generate data — data that can […]

Linode turns 10!

June 16, 2013 4:08 pm

Today marks Linode’s 10 year anniversary and we’d like to start by thanking you, our customer. Thank you for your patronage, for your positive feedback, for your words of encouragement and your constructive criticism – all of which have helped make us a better company. Thank you for your word-of-mouth recommendations. The majority of our […]

Debian 7.0 and Ubuntu 13.04

May 8, 2013 12:59 pm

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Debian 7.0 (release notes) and Ubuntu 13.04 (release notes) for deployment within the Linode Manager in both 32 and 64 bit flavors. You can read our documentation in the Linode Library if you are unsure of how to deploy a Linux distribution in the Linode Manager. Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) will […]

Security incident update

April 16, 2013 2:55 am

Yesterday, a group named HTP claimed responsibility for accessing Linode Manager web servers, we believe by exploiting a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in Adobe’s ColdFusion application server. The vulnerabilities have only recently been addressed in Adobe’s APSB13-10 hotfix (CVE-2013-1387 and CVE-2013-1388) which was released less than a week ago. As a result of the vulnerability, […]

Security Notice: Linode Manager Password Reset

April 12, 2013 7:08 pm

The following email has been sent to all users: Dear Linode customer, Linode administrators have discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Linode network.  This activity appears to have been a coordinated attempt to access the account of one of our customers.  This customer is aware of this activity and we have determined its extent […]

Linode Partners with Treehouse for Video Tutorials Debut

March 13, 2013 12:34 pm

We recently partnered with Treehouse to create a series of “Quick Tips” videos. For all you audio and visual learners out there, these new videos are a fantastic addition to our “Getting Started” series. The first four videos get new users up to speed with a brand new Linode account and server, all in Treehouse’s […]

2013 Spring Conferences

February 28, 2013 3:07 pm

This spring we’re pleased to be sponsoring several conferences. If you plan to attend, we hope you’ll stop by and pay us a visit! SXSW March 8-17 Austin, TX – SXSW’s unique blend of music, film, technology, and culture attracts thousands of enthusiasts and professionals each year. This year’s conference promises to be one of […]

Rails Rumble 2012 Winners

October 26, 2012 3:15 pm

We’d like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Rails Rumble! This year entries were judged by a panel of experts and voted on by the public. After much deliberation, here are the results: Overall: 1st Place: findthin.gs 2nd Place: Revision.io 3rd Place: Deploy Button 4th Place: SciCombinator 5th Place: Bugle 6th […]

Rails Rumble 2012

October 9, 2012 11:02 am

Linode is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the Rails Rumble for the fifth year in a row! This year 500 teams will be competing (up from 300 teams since the last Rumble!) over a 48 hour period to design, develop, and deploy a web application using Ruby on Rails and Linode. At […]