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Easy way to deploy Linode instances across all (core) regions using Terraform

In preparations for a upcoming blog post related to running AI workloads on Akamai Connected Cloud, I needed to deploy instances in all available Linode regions. Since there’s no way that I’ll manually create a list of regions, I thought…

Sentiment analysis of 40 thousand movie reviews in 20 minutes using Neural Magic’s DeepSparse inference runtime and Linode virtual machines.

First, let me start with a word or two about DeepSparse. DeepSparse is a sparsity-aware inference runtime that delivers GPU-class performance on commodity CPUs, purely in software, anywhere. GPUs Are Not Optimal – Machine learning inference has evolved over the…

Assigning a firewall to Linode NodeBalancer using Terraform and Cloud Manager.

Linode has finally rolled out support to assign a firewall device to a NodeBalancer (Linode’s managed load balancing service)! Assigning a firewall via CloudManager is quite easy and self-explanatory. Create a firewall, add the rules you need and simply select…

From zero to WordPress in less than 2 minutes on Linode using cloud-init and/or Terraform

Yeah, it’s true. You can get a fully running VM with installed MySQL, Apache, PHP and WordPress configured in less than 2 minutes! 1:58 to be exact 🙂 Ok, what is cloud-init in the first place? Cloud-init is a widely…

Building your IT landscape on Akamai Connected Cloud – Part 3 – Writing down requirements

Part 1 – Intro Part 2 – Defining the project Part 3 – this post Welcome to the third post of “Building your IT landscape on Akamai Connected Cloud” series. In this post we will start writing and breaking down our FR’s…

Linode’s Metadata service is live!

Linode finally introduced an internal metadata service! <3 I’m sure all of you have been in a situation where after deploying Compute Instances, it’s almost always needed to perform additional configuration before your server is ready to do any real…

How to deploy a DHCP server in a Linode VLAN

When a VLAN is assigned to a network interface and given an IPAM address, the Compute Instance should automatically be able to communicate over that private network. This is due to Network Helper, which is enabled by default on most instances….

Deploying Linode Marketplace StackScripts with Terraform

Recently, I needed to deploy a 3 node Redis Cluster from Linode’s Marketplace. Quick glance at Linode’s Terraform provider shows that we can deploy instances using StackScripts, but in order to do that, we need to specify the StackScript ID….

Installing and configuring 2FA enabled web managed access solution (jumphost) to any infrastructure deployed on Akamai Connected Cloud Compute – part 2

In previous post, we deployed our Cockpit server which we will use as a jump host/tunnel. For us to actually start using the solution, we need to do a few things: Creating users Creating users is extremely easy doing Cockpit;…

Building your IT landscape on Akamai Connected Cloud – Part 2 – Defining the project

Related posts Part 1 – Intro Part 2 – this post Welcome to the second part of the “Building your IT landscape on Akamai Connected Cloud” series. In this post we will define the basic scenario and requirements for our…