Zaid Ali Kahn

Posts by Zaid Ali Kahn

  • Project Falco

    Project Falco: Decoupling Switching Hardware and Software

    February 1, 2016

    Three years ago we had a serious latency problem with applications inside our data centers. We were not scaling our network infrastructure to meet the demands of our applications – high speed, high availability and fast deployments. We knew we needed greater control of features at the network layer, but we hit a roadblock on figuring out how. The Production...

  • Yuval Bachar

    Getting to Know Yuval Bachar

    January 12, 2016

    Talent is LinkedIn’s number one operating priority and we have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. These are the folks that create, build and maintain our platform, tools and features - as well as write the posts for this blog. We are featuring some of the people and personalities that make LinkedIn great. Yuval Bachar, a...

  • Permanent launch of IPv6

    September 8, 2014

    We are proud to announce that LinkedIn has launched IPv6, the next-generation internet protocol. Beginning today, people can connect over IPv6 to www.linkedin.com from any IPv6-enabled endpoint: laptop, desktop, mobile phone, tablet, or the developer API. LinkedIn will continue to provide IPv4 connectivity in order to serve all our members. IP addresses allow a...