Provisioning, load balancing, and automation of common tasks now
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GALLOWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
an established leader in cloud hosting, today announced availability of
the Linode CLI, a new tool that provides a convenient way to provision
and manage Linode cloud services from the command line. The Linode CLI
enables users to easily automate common tasks, such as creating,
rebooting, or resizing servers, while also making it straightforward to
manage DNS records and distribute workloads across backend Linodes.
While some users will be content using the Linode Manager or Linode
Mobile to administer their services, those who prefer the convenience of
the command line will find Linode CLI a time saving alternative. Not
only can Linode CLI be used to provision Linodes and manage
NodeBalancers, it also makes it easy to modify DNS zones and records
and output to JSON format for scripting of repetitive tasks.
“Many systems administrators appreciate the convenience of working with
a command line interface,” said Christopher Aker, founder and CEO of
Linode. “The Linode CLI is an intuitive and easy-to-use utility that
gives users the same capability to manage Linodes and automate
provisioning as they’ve grown accustomed to, only now they can do so
without having to log into the Linode Manager. It’s a time-saving and
practical solution for many users.”
Linode CLI also allows users to:
The Linode CLI command line interface utility is now available to all
Linode customers. Please visit https://github.com/linode/cli for
Linode is a leading cloud hosting provider with 150,000 customers
worldwide and has been offering companies of all sizes cloud hosting
services since 2003. The company makes it easy for IT professionals to
quickly select a plan, platform distribution and facility, and have
their cloud infrastructure up and running in minutes. From there
customers can scale their environment to meet business demands - paying
only for what they use with no long-term commitments.
Linode delivers its cloud services from six data centers across the
U.S., Europe, and Asia to some of the most innovative companies in the
world, such as The Onion and Creative Commons. The company’s proven IaaS
(Infrastructure as a Service) platform enables customers to fully
customize their environment and leverage the improved performance,
scalability, and reliability in the most cost-effective way possible.
For more information, visit www.linode.com.
William McCormick, 415-442-4023