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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?

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

406 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Linode.

Linode Integrations

Cloud 66, Distelli, UpCloud, ContainerShip, and Runbook are some of the popular tools that integrate with Linode. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Linode.
Public Decisions about Linode

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

Simon Bernier
Full-stack Developper at Katerer · | 1 upvotes · 7.3K views
Shared insights

One production linode, and a staging linode that I turn on when I need it. Linode

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Tim Joseph Dumol
Lead Software Architect at Kalibrr · | 1 upvotes · 7.2K views
Shared insights

All of our servers are hosted on Linode, which scored better in our benchmarks, and are significantly cheaper than EC2 instances. Linode

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Blog Posts

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?
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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.
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.
High performance hosting on a simplified OpenStack platform.
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Linode's Followers
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