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    Eliminating toil with fully automated load testing

    December 6, 2019

    Introduction In 2013, when LinkedIn moved to multiple data centers across the globe, we needed a way to redirect traffic from one data center to another in order to mitigate potential member impact in the event of a disturbance to our services. This need led to the birth of one of the most important pieces of engineering at LinkedIn, called TrafficShift. It...

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    Empowering our developers with the Nuage SDK

    November 19, 2019

    LinkedIn delivers value to more than 660 million members via thousands of microservices, most of which depend on data infrastructure or mid-tier infrastructure platforms. This means that in order to launch a new application, developers traditionally had to request and set up an online database as a business data source of truth or stream data via Kafka topics,...

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    A look at our biggest SRE[in]con yet

    November 14, 2019

    Co-authors: Todd Palino, Samir Jafferali, Kurt Andersen, and Carolyn Blood LinkedIn hosted its 4th annual SRE[in]con conference in late October that brought together over 700 LinkedIn site engineers, as well as partners from Microsoft, Github, Drawbridge and Glint, for more than 60 talks, workshops, and main stage keynotes. The purpose? To provide engineers...

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    Getting to Know Natasha Michel

    November 12, 2019

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it and the talented individuals in technical roles across...

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    Feature spotlight: Advancing language settings for content ...

    November 1, 2019

    Co-authors: Nanna Ericson and Tetyana Bruevich   Over the last few years, LinkedIn has rolled out several features that provide...

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    An inside look at LinkedIn’s data pipeline monitoring...

    October 30, 2019

    Co-authors: Krishnan Raman and Joey Salacup   Monitoring big data pipelines often equates to waiting for a long-running batch job to...