• language-adoption

    Evaluating Language Adoption At Scale

    August 20, 2019

    When adopting a new language at scale, there are many different factors to consider because things can change dramatically. For many, choosing a language can arguably rely on personal preference, but at LinkedIn, we have a Foundation team tasked with evaluating the impact of such fundamental technical decisions. Recently, we underwent the process of evaluating...

  • connection-coalescing

    Evaluating Connection Coalescing For Static and Media Asset Downloads

    August 16, 2019

    One of the core aspirations of the engineering teams at LinkedIn is to delight our members with instantaneous page load experiences. To achieve this, we strive for optimal configurations and settings across the different layers of our software stack. Recently, we completed a large-scale experiment in reusing TCP/IP connections and found a perceivable drop in the...

  • data-hub-logo

    Data Hub: A Generalized Metadata Search & Discovery Tool

    August 14, 2019

    Co-authors: Mars Lan, Seyi Adebajo, Shirshanka Das As the operator of the world’s largest professional network and the Economic Graph, LinkedIn’s Data team is constantly working on scaling its infrastructure to meet the demands of our ever-growing big data ecosystem. As the data grows in volume and richness, it becomes increasingly challenging for data...

  • isolation-tree

    Detecting and Preventing Abuse on LinkedIn Using Isolation ...

    August 13, 2019

    The Anti-Abuse AI Team at LinkedIn creates, deploys, and maintains models that detect and prevent various types of abuse, including...

  • pipeline-cache

    Who Depends On Me? Serving Dependency Queries at Scale

    August 8, 2019

    Co-authors: Yu Li, Szymon Gizecki, and Chinmaya Dattathri To ensure we have significant flexibility in how our teams collaborate, our...

  • high-level-system-architecture

    Fairness, Privacy, and Transparency by Design in AI/ML...

    July 26, 2019

    Co-authors: Stuart Ambler, Ahsan Chudhary, Mark Dietz, Sahin Cem Geyik, Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Ian Koeppe, Varun Mithal, Guillaume...