There is a reason sometimes to follow up official blogs/ social media for services you are using. I had missed an important update from Linode for about a month - Linode had doubled RAM for everyone.

First it was announced and implemented already by June 16, 2016 to celebrate Linode's 13th Birthday.

I have been a loyal customer for Linode services for about 5 years, and during this time - Linode have made many pleasant free upgrades. I started with a $40 sever plan, and if I'm not wrong, back them it was a 2GB RAM plan, it was doubled around 2014 to 4GB. And finally now - I do have a 8GB RAM plan for the same money. They have upgraded many other things as well, doubled storage, upgraded servers and so on,

Here is what it is all about:

It was 13 years ago today that Linode opened its doors and earned its first customers. Now, 13 years later, it’s amazing how much we’ve grown. According to a study by CloudHarmony, Linode is the 4th largest cloud provider to the top 10,000 Alexa websites, following only Amazon, Rackspace, and IBM. Not bad. We have helped over half a million customers, launched nearly 12 million Linode servers, and now have more than 100 employees, all while remaining independent and privately owned.

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We also want to thank you for your business and support all these years. As a token of our gratitude, we’re announcing free RAM upgrades for both new and existing customers. Here’s the breakdown:

Old Plan   New Plan Price
Linode 1 GB -> Linode 2 GB $10/mo ($0.015/hr)
Linode 2 GB -> Linode 4 GB $20/mo ($0.03/hr)
Linode 4 GB -> Linode 8 GB $40/mo ($0.06/hr)
Linode 8 GB -> Linode 12 GB $80/mo ($0.12/hr)
Linode 16 GB -> Linode 24 GB $160/mo ($0.24/hr)
Linode 32 GB -> Linode 48 GB $320/mo ($0.48/hr)
Linode 48 GB -> Linode 64 GB $480/mo ($0.72/hr)
Linode 64 GB -> Linode 80 GB $640/mo ($0.96/hr)
Linode 96 GB -> Linode 120 GB $960/mo ($1.44/hr)

The free upgrade is available immediately. At the top of your Linode’s dashboard you will see the upgrade banner. It should be just the press of a button and a reboot for many of you, however sometimes a migration will be required – which typically just takes a few minutes.

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Just amazing. If you are not yet using Linode, what are you still waiting for? Sign up now!