• Rocket Data: Faster Model Management for iOS

    July 21, 2016

    In early 2015, we started rewriting the LinkedIn flagship mobile application. We wanted a caching system which would present content to the user, while data was loading from the network. Core Data is a commonly used technology for this problem, and we’ve used Core Data in a few applications at LinkedIn. Core Data is a modeling and database framework provided by...

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    Open19: A New Vision for the Data Center

    July 19, 2016

    This week at the DatacenterDynamics Webscale conference, I have the privilege of announcing the first step in a long journey, an initiative that we hope will further the state of hardware in the data center. Called Open19, this new project aims to establish a new open standard for servers based on a common form factor. The goals of Open19 are to provide lower...

  • Women in Tech Invest

    WIT Invest: How a Powerful New Program Was Born

    July 18, 2016

    Women in technology initiatives have always been a part of my professional career choices. When I interviewed for a job at LinkedIn more than two years ago, one of my criteria was to have a role that allowed me to focus on my passion of developmental programs for women in engineering. During the interview process, I spoke with members of the company’s senior...

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    IPv6 at LinkedIn Part I

    July 13, 2016

    Coauthor: Tim Crofts To celebrate the anniversary of World IPv6 Day (June 6, 2011), we at LinkedIn wanted to mark the occasion in a...

  • Ember Meetup & Engines at LinkedIn

    July 7, 2016

    Once a month, the Silicon Valley Ember.js Meetup brings together software engineers who are passionate about building web apps using...

  • Architecture of LinkedIn Voices

    Voices Part II: Technical Details for Topic Mining

    July 1, 2016

    This is the second post of a two-part series about Voices, a text analytics platform built by LinkedIn. Part I gives a general...