• Metadata-word-clouds-of-good-and-bad-descriptions

    Making LinkedIn Media More Inclusive with Alternative Text Descriptions

    October 10, 2019

    Co-authors: Vipin Gupta, Ananth Sankar and Jyotsna Thapliyal As part of our vision to provide economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce, LinkedIn creates a unique environment for members to network, learn, share knowledge, and find jobs. In many ways, the LinkedIn feed has become the core of this effort as the preeminent way to share...

  • LinkedIn-Kafka-ecosystem

    How LinkedIn customizes Apache Kafka for 7 trillion messages per day

    October 8, 2019

    Co-authors: Jon Lee and Wesley Wu Apache Kafka is a core part of our infrastructure at LinkedIn. It was originally developed in-house as a stream processing platform and was subsequently open sourced, with a large external adoption rate today. While many other companies and projects leverage Kafka, few—if any—do so at LinkedIn’s scale. Kafka is used extensively...

  • build-cache-improvement-chart

    Productivity at scale: How we improved build time with Gradle build cache

    October 1, 2019

    Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of posts describing how we improved productivity at scale—both in terms of lines of code and number of engineers—at LinkedIn. In our first post of the #ProductivityAtScale series, we shared details on how we improved build time by 400%. This post covers how we continue to improve productivity with Gradle build cache....

  • Skill-Assessments-Example

    The building blocks of LinkedIn Skill Assessments

    September 17, 2019

    Co-authors: Christian Mathiesen and Jie Zhang Your LinkedIn profile is intended to be a representative picture of your professional...

  • nuage-architecture

    Solving manageability challenges at scale with Nuage

    September 16, 2019

    Introduction LinkedIn is committed to providing economic opportunities for every member of the global workforce, and we’re growing at...

  • Talent Spotlight: REACH at LinkedIn

    August 29, 2019

    Co-authors: Nicole Brunnett, Shalini Agarwal Engineering talent comes in many different forms and from many different backgrounds, and...