• jobflavors1

    Job Flavors at LinkedIn: Part I

    August 25, 2016

    We believe LinkedIn can offer personalized insights into job opportunities in a way that no other website can. On our new Job Details pages, we can show members valuable information, like who they might know at the company, that could give them an edge over other applicants or make one particular job stand out over others. The biggest problem we face, however,...

  • streamprocess1

    Stream Processing Hard Problems Part II: Data Access

    August 22, 2016

    This post is the second in a series of posts that discuss some of the hard problems in stream processing. In the previous post, we explored the use of lambda architecture in stream processing and discussed techniques to avoid it. In this post, we’ll focus on one of the main bottlenecks in high scale stream processing applications: “accessing data.” Background...

  • cgroups1

    Don’t Let Linux Control Groups Run Uncontrolled

    August 18, 2016

    Coauthors: Cuong Tran and Jerry Weng Summary The Linux kernel feature of cgroups (Control Groups) is being increasingly adopted for running applications in multi-tenanted environments. Many projects (e.g., Docker and CoreOS) rely on cgroups to limit resources such as CPU and memory. Ensuring the high performance of the applications running in cgroups is very...

  • Pygradle1

    Introducing {py}gradle, an open source Python plugin for...

    August 16, 2016

    Image Credit: Yiying Lu, Copyright: Gradle Inc. Gradle is a build automation tool that supports many programming languages. It...

  • LinkedIn at KDD 2016

    LinkedIn Researchers Present New Findings at KDD2016

    August 15, 2016

    This week, researchers and scientists in areas like machine learning, data mining, and analytics are meeting in San Francisco for the...

  • HackDayFollowup3

    Recap from LinkedIn’s Intern HackDay

    August 11, 2016

    On July 15-16, LinkedIn held its sixth Annual Intern HackDay at our headquarters in Mountain View, California. More than a thousand...