Upgrade Linode VPS to new E5-2670

Just few days ago, Linode did the hardware upgrade at Fremont data center. After that, I wait until today. I ask the support, when I can get the new CPU. The support replied and advise me that it will be a upgrade migration procedure.

I checked my Linode Manager control panel. Her it is. a huge yellow zone remind me there is a migration pending for me.

linode-upgrade

I follow the instruction, first click the shut down button, then click the Migrate to fremont649.linode.com Now button.

Wait about five minutes, I boot the linode.

The UnixBench result is improved from 1186 to 1619 now.
It is a huger improvement.

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Old platform is intel Xeon L5630
New platform is intel Xeon E5-2670
CPU comparison link
Clock Speed: 2.13GHz vs 2.60GHz
L2 Cache: 1MB vs 2MB
L3 Cache: 12MB vs 20MB