Linode Rocks (and Thanks for All The Fish)

Tag: , , — October 23, 2010 @ 9:50 pm

This year has really been hectic thus lack of posts here. This will be a short post as well as I aimed to finish my tax matter this weekend (for Australia, personal tax return is due at end of October each year). It basically details some of the changes I had with my hosting arrangements […]

Deploying Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx via Linode API

Tag: , — April 30, 2010 @ 2:14 pm Comments 3

Ubuntu has just released their latest LTS, 10.4 “Lucid Lynx” today, and immediately Linode made it as an available distribution for deployment. Definitely kudos to team Linode there. I have actually been holding onto creating a new VPS (to run git + back trackers for some of my projects) because of pending release of Ubuntu […]

More on SliceHost vs. Linode

Tag: , — December 7, 2009 @ 12:53 pm Comments 6

It all started when Eivind Uggedal posted his performance comparison of various Xen VPS providers — Linode, SliceHost/Rackspace, Prgmr and Amazon EC2. Here’s the summary: Summarizing the benchmarks gives us one clear winner: Linode. 32-bit gave the best results on the Unixbench runs while 64-bit was fastest on the Django and database tests. Since Linode […]

Running xBSD on Linode a Reality with pv-grub

Tag: , , — December 23, 2008 @ 10:19 pm Comment 1

I reckon the logo on Linode Wiki needs a change. Via Linode’s latest blog post, it is now possible to roll your own operating system with Linode’s pv-grub support. There’s even a tutorial on wiki on how to install NetBSD, although it’s far from “click and deploy” like its Linux Xen VPS offerings. Besides a […]

Moved from Web24 to Linode

Tag: , , , — May 2, 2008 @ 6:28 am Comments 10

(Note: This is a review of VPS hosting services provided by Web24 and Linode, and a migration of one of my sites from one to the other at the end of March 2008. Web24 may have improved their service since but I have no way nor intend to verify it.) Web24 — Virtuozzo VPS in […] Xen Virtual Server Review

Tag: , , , — January 4, 2008 @ 12:52 am Comments 14

Update September 2008 Expecting UML, Got Xen Linode Platform Manager Initialisation and Booting up Disk Images Configuration Profiles Finnix Recovery Distro Linode Shell Linode Community But, What About Reviewing the Actual VPS?! Conclusion When I first went shopping around for VPS hosting back in early 2006, Linode was high on my list. There were only […]