How Tier 2 cloud vendors banded together to cope with Spectre and Meltdown

Earlier this week news broke of a pair of massive chip vulnerabilities dubbed Spectre and Meltdown (for an explainer see this post). We learned that the larger cloud vendors like Amazon, Google and M

Linode challenges DigitalOcean with its new $5 instances

Linode has been in the virtual private server (VPS) game for longer than most, but in recent years, companies like DigitalOcean and Vultr have taken quite a bit of mindshare from the company. Now it l

Linode Invests $45M To Switch To SSDs, Double RAM

Thanks to new entrants like DigitalOcean, the competition in the hosting space has been heating up for the last few months and for the most part, it's the users who are reaping the benefits of this. I

Linode Moves From Monthly To Metered Billing

When it comes to hosting, there are basically two billing models: pre-paid monthly (and sometimes annual) bills or metered billing. Most cloud computing platforms, including AWS, use metered billing a