Open sourced software is no longer restricted to addressing small, low-level problems and for companies that can’t afford to built it themselves. Today it is backed by a mature community that creates and adopts it on behalf of some of the world’s biggest technology companies. Why the shift? Why should companies focus some of their efforts on open source? Why...
- Open Source
Introducing LinkedIn’s new search architecture Authors: Sriram Sankar, Asif Makhani Search is one of the most intensely studied problems in software engineering. It brings together information retrieval, machine learning, distributed systems, and other fundamental areas of computer science. And search is core to LinkedIn. Our 300M+ members use our search product...
- Distributed Systems,
- Information Retrieval,
LinkedIn Engineering will be hosting a talk by Grant Ingersoll at LinkedIn HQ on April 9, 2013 at 4 PM. Grant will be talking about the latest and greatest in Lucene and Solr 4, particularly the improvements in scalability, performance, reliability, and flexibility. He will talk about Lucene 4's near real-time (NRT) capabilities, as well as enhancements that...
- Open Source,