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Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud.

What is Linode?

Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
Linode is a tool in the Cloud Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses Linode?

Companies
180 companies reportedly use Linode in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Airtasker, and Apprentus Ltd..

Developers
451 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Linode.

Linode Integrations

Cloud 66, Runcloud, UpCloud, Distelli, and ContainerShip are some of the popular tools that integrate with Linode. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Linode.
Pros of Linode
102
Extremely reliable
71
Good value
59
Easy to configure
59
Great customer support
36
Great documentation
24
Servers across the world
18
Managed/hosted DNS service
15
Simple ui
11
Network and CPU usage graphs
7
IPv6 support
6
Multiple IP address support
3
Ssh access
3
Good price, good cusomter sevice
2
IP address fail over support
2
SSH root access
1
Great performance compared to EC2 or DO
1
Best customizable VPS
1
Latest kernels
1
Cheapest
1
Ssds
1
It runs apps with speed
Decisions about Linode

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Linode in their tech stack.

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Linode's Features

  • Deploy multiple Linux distributions
  • Create Configuration Profiles which associate disk images and device nodes
  • Boot between configuration profiles
  • Share disk images between configuration profiles
  • Resize disk images
  • Network and CPU usage graphs
  • Multiple IP address support
  • Managed/hosted DNS service with slave support
  • Custom reverse DNS (rdns)
  • Access Out of band console access using Lish
  • Lish menu system to issue jobs to your Linode
  • Lish access via SSH keys
  • Support for booting into single user mode, init=/bin/bash
  • Support for booting with a custom "root=" kernel parameter
  • Support for booting with an initrd
  • Bootable recovery distribution (Finnix)
  • Add and remove extra resources to and from your Linode
  • Shutdown Watchdog will automatically reboot your Linode in case of a crash
  • Clone a Linode to another
  • Move IPs from one Linode to another
  • IP address fail over support for high availability setups

Linode Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Linode?
DigitalOcean
We take the complexities out of cloud hosting by offering blazing fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers, straightforward pricing, a simple API, and an easy-to-use control panel.
Vultr
Strategically located in 16 datacenters around the globe and provides frictionless provisioning of public cloud, storage and single-tenant bare metal.
Heroku
Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
WebFaction
No need to spend hours installing and configuring the software, database and other tools. We have over 50 one-click installers in our control panel.
RamNode
High performance hosting on a simplified OpenStack platform.
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Linode's Followers
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