Architecture Articles

  • Open Sourcing iris-message-processor

    August 30, 2023

    One measure of a successful network is uptime - providing consistent, reliable service for members and customers. If there are frequent connection errors or downtime notifications, it becomes difficult to deliver an experience where people can connect and interact with ease. When faced with uptime challenges, being able to quickly escalate issues to network...

  • Costwiz: Saving cost for LinkedIn enterprise on Azure

    July 27, 2023

    Authors: Deven Walia, Vivek Subramaniam, Simon Desowza, and Karthik Subramanian Cloud services have completely changed the way we approach infrastructure management. It’s now much easier to manage large infra requirements that have traditionally demanded an amalgamation of teams like DBA, Infra-SRE, Onprem-SMEs, network managers, and access control managers...

  • Unifying Messaging Experiences across LinkedIn

    January 26, 2023

    Co-authors: Michele Ursino and Joe Xue Introduction At LinkedIn, we believe that an opportunity can arise from just one conversation, so having reliable and powerful messaging capabilities to enable people to have those meaningful and professional conversations is crucial. Over the years, we have evolved our messaging platform to meet the needs of our 900...

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    From Lambda to Lambda-less: Lessons learned

    December 1, 2020

    Co-authors: Xiang Zhang and Jingyu Zhu Introduction The Lambda architecture has become a popular architectural style that promises...

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    Rebuilding messaging: How we built for extensibility

    August 20, 2020

    In the previous blog posts of our “Rebuilding messaging” series, we shared the process of how we designed the system from high-level...

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    Rebuilding messaging: How we bootstrapped our platform

    July 21, 2020

    Co-authors: Pradhan Cadabam and Jingxuan (Rex) Zhang Messaging has been a core part of Linkedin since the day we launched and our...