Open Source Articles

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    LinkedIn Begins Contributing Open19 Platform to the Community

    September 27, 2018

    Last summer, LinkedIn helped announce the launch of the Open19 Foundation and our role as a founding member. Our aim was to assist in building a community for a new generation of open data centers and edge solutions and to one day contribute our Open19 project to the foundation. Over the last year, we’ve successfully advanced that mission both in our support of...

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    Open Sourcing TonY: Native Support of TensorFlow on Hadoop

    September 12, 2018

    Co-authors: Jonathan Hung, Keqiu Hu, and Anthony Hsu LinkedIn heavily relies on artificial intelligence to deliver content and create economic opportunities for its 575+ million members. Following recent rapid advances of deep learning technologies, our AI engineers have started adopting deep neural networks in LinkedIn’s relevance-driven products, including...

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    Revisiting Burrow: Burrow 1.1

    May 15, 2018

    Two and a half years ago, the Data Infrastructure SRE team at LinkedIn introduced Burrow, an advanced way to monitor Apache Kafka consumer clients, in a previous blog post. At the time, we knew it was a gap that needed to be filled, but we were still surprised by how quickly Burrow was adopted by many other companies. Over time, a number of issues were...

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    Introducing and Open Sourcing shiv

    May 10, 2018

    At LinkedIn, we ship hundreds of command-line utilities to every machine in our data centers and to all of our employees’ workstations...

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    CSS at Scale: LinkedIn’s New Open Source Projects Take on...

    April 24, 2018

    Browsers use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control the appearance of websites. From borders, fonts, and colors to layout, images,...

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    Lighter than Lightweight: How We Built the Same App Twice...

    March 12, 2018

    The beauty of the web is that there is no “install” step. Someone, somewhere taps a link to your site, and moments later it appears...