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    Coding Conversations: The “Perfect Storm" that Brought Down LinkedIn.com

    November 16, 2018

    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared as a guest post on VentureBeat titled “What I learned by bringing down LinkedIn.com.” Reprinted here in full, the post tells the story of how Katie accidentally crashed LinkedIn.com. After the immediate problem was resolved, the incident resulted in sitewide technical improvements and turned out to be a growth...

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    Getting to Know Melanie Sumner

    October 25, 2018

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make...

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    Coding Conversations: First Time Presenting at a Technical Conference

    October 18, 2018

    Last month was the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Houston, Texas, and it’s known as the world's largest gathering of women technologists. I was lucky enough to attend this year’s event on behalf of LinkedIn. On the second day of the conference, I was scheduled to give a talk about LinkedIn’s load testing and disaster recovery strategies in...

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    Getting to Know Cesar Gama Ortiz

    September 25, 2018

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...

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    Report Card: Customizing Our Women in Tech High School...

    September 11, 2018

    2018 High School Trainee summer cohort   Over the last few years, our Women in Tech High School Trainee Program has seen a fair amount...

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    Coding Conversations: Pursuing Personal and Career...

    August 15, 2018

    It’s been almost two years since I joined LinkedIn. Previously, I had studied communication systems for six years and then moved on to...