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    How LinkedIn is Working to Address Confusion Between Vendor Email and Phishing Attacks Throughout the Industry

    February 15, 2018

    Companies have been warning their employees about phishing and trying to train them to detect these attacks for the past decade. But companies have been hiring vendors who send email messages to their employees that look like phishing attempts for even longer, which increases employee confusion and risk to the business. This blog post will provide sample...

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    Dynamometer: Scale Testing HDFS on Minimal Hardware with Maximum Fidelity

    February 8, 2018

    Co-authors: Erik Krogen and Min Shen In March 2015, LinkedIn’s Big Data Platform team experienced a crisis. As the team was preparing to head home for the day, signs of trouble began trickling in: our internal users were reporting that their applications were stalling or timing out. Job queues were backing up, and SLAs would be missed. A bit of investigation...

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    NYC Engineering: Making Strides to Encourage More Women in Tech

    February 7, 2018

    Co-authors: Stephanie Killian and Nikolai Avteniev   LinkedIn’s vision is to create economic opportunity. Many of us across the company, beyond our day-to-day jobs, work with groups that share similar vision but focus on creating opportunity for specific groups of people. One of the areas that is very important to LinkedIn as a company and to me as a female...

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    Lessons Learned from LinkedIn’s Data Center Journey

    February 1, 2018

    Editor’s note: LinkedIn Engineering VP Sonu Nayyar recently gave a talk on the evolution of LinkedIn’s data center strategy at DCD...

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    Trends in AI for Online Education: Recommending...

    January 25, 2018

    Editor’s Note: Shivani Rao is a Senior Applied Researcher on the LinkedIn Learning Relevance team, where she works on applications of...

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    Getting to Know Todd Palino

    January 23, 2018

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...