api_spec()

April 4, 2012 12:09 pm

Introducing a new API call: api_spec() – which generates the entire Linode API specification in machine readable format.  The structure generated contains all API classes and methods, and includes method parameters, their descriptions, data types, default values, and what errors may be thrown. A common problem when implementing API bindings or tools is that one […]

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 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 […]

Introducing the Linode Backup Service

May 4, 2010 1:55 pm

You do have backups, right? Yeah, we thought so. Backups are a good thing, but they’re tedious to configure and monitor. We’ve all heard the stories (and possibly experienced them) about some poor soul losing valuable data because the time wasn’t invested in a working backup system — or worse, false security was placed in […]

Introducing StackScripts

February 9, 2010 11:33 am

Need a way to quickly get a LAMP stack up and running that’s automatically tuned, tweaked and optimized for you? Ever wished there was a way to deploy a WordPress stack that worked right out of the box? How about an easy way to deploy a cluster of identically configured Linodes? StackScripts™ provide a flexible […]

Bandwidth Pooling

February 8, 2010 9:13 pm

While we’ve had network transfer/bandwidth pooling in our internal accounting for some time, it’s never been displayed in the Linode Manager — until now.  At the bottom of the main Linodes tab, you’ll now see a new section that displays the cumulative network transfer quotas for all your Linodes for this month, how much you’ve […]

Full Linode support in libcloud

September 14, 2009 7:39 pm

Many of you have requested it, and it is my privilege to announce full libcloud support for the Linode API! libcloud is a standardization effort undertaken by the founders of Cloudkick to cope with standardizing cloud providers’ APIs. It has been my honor to work with Alex Polvi and libcloud’s contributors on integrating the Linode […]

Self-serve Linode Resizes

September 9, 2009 4:39 pm

We’ve just introduced a feature that allows you to resize your Linode from one plan to another with the press of a button. Now you can upgrade or downgrade a Linode without requiring a support ticket or waiting on us. You choose the plan, your account is invoiced (or credited) based on the difference in […]

Linode API 2.0

August 3, 2009 3:05 pm

Ever wish that you could completely automate the management of Linodes? Now you can:  Introducing Linode API v2.0. This new version allows for complete Linode life-cycle management.  Now you can add and remove Linodes under your account, manage their disk images and configuration profiles, list IPs, issue boot and shutdown jobs, and query the status […]