infrastructure Articles

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    Improving Performance and Capacity for Espresso with New Netty Framework

    June 27, 2019

    In this blog post, we’ll share how we migrated Espresso, LinkedIn’s distributed data store, to a new Netty4-based framework and achieved a large performance and capacity gain throughout the Espresso system as a result. In the larger scheme, this is particularly important since Espresso is a master data hub that serves many important applications across LinkedIn,...

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    Building Member Trust Through a Centralized and Scalable Settings Platform

    May 29, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we are entrusted with protecting the privacy and data of our members. Storing members’ choices on how they intend their data to be used is vital to building and maintaining member trust, as well as ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. It is also essential that we respect members’ preferences for how they wish to interact with...

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    Coding Conversations: Interviews on Replacing Infrastructure Systems at LinkedIn

    December 18, 2018

    LinkedIn’s infrastructure has grown remarkably over the years, and that has kept the Production Infrastructure Engineering teams on their toes. Growing quickly means we’ve had to learn to adapt quickly. While most of our systems are solid and ready to scale, from time to time we find ourselves supporting systems that struggle to meet increasing demands. It’s...

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    Managing Software Dependency at Scale

    September 6, 2018

    Co-authors: Szymon Gizecki, Yu Li, Chinmaya Dattathri, Ethan Hall, Irina Issayeva, and Deep Majumder   Introduction At LinkedIn, we...

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    Resume Assistant: The Collaboration Between Microsoft and...

    August 30, 2018

    Co-authors: Ethan Dow, George Pearman, and Bradley Walker In November 2017, Microsoft and LinkedIn introduced an exciting integration...

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    Nuage: Making Data Systems Management Scalable

    August 7, 2018

    With more than a half billion members on LinkedIn, we have had to create new ways to scale our infrastructure and support the...