Loud and Clear: AccuRadio Abandons Bare-Metal Servers in Favor of Consistently Stable Streaming Through Linode's Cloud
AccuRadio is expertly-curated Internet radio ("Hand-crafted by music lovers - not by a computer"), offering over 1,000 customizable channels. Their challenges are usage rates fluctuate throughout a day and across the year depending on the preferences of AccuRadio's primarily workplace-based audience. Daily usage spikes during lunch and coffee-break times. They chose Linode to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Linode's cloud. The results of implementing Linode were processing time accelerated 50 percent, load times cut 33 percent, RAM upgraded 400 percent, 99.99 percent uptime, random I/O spikes eliminated, Cron tasks expedited and longview confirms real-time system status.