Open Source Articles

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    Introducing Data Compaction in Ambry

    May 8, 2019

    Introduction Three years ago, LinkedIn announced and open sourced Ambry, a distributed, highly available and horizontally scalable immutable object store optimized to store and serve media. As we stated at the time, this was an important update given how vital media content is for any website to increase user engagement, virality, and monetization. Since its...

  • Under The Hood: Learning With Documents

    April 24, 2019

    Co-authors: Anurag Rawat and Kirsten Rauffer LinkedIn Learning aims to be the world’s most engaging learning platform. Learning content comes in many different shapes and sizes, and as such, our team is continually expanding the types of content that we support. Today, educational videos make up a majority of the content on LinkedIn Learning. However, we’ve...

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    Avro2TF: An Open Source Feature Transformation Engine for TensorFlow

    April 4, 2019

    Co-authors: Xuhong Zhang, Chenya Zhang, and Yiming Ma   Today, we are announcing a new open source project called Avro2TF. This project provides a scalable Spark-based mechanism to efficiently convert data into a format that can be readily consumed by TensorFlow. With this technology, developers can improve productivity by focusing on building models rather than...

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    Recap: LinkedIn at EmberConf 2019

    March 26, 2019

    Photo credit: Jo Chou   Every March, a JavaScript conference called EmberConf is held in Portland, Oregon. EmberConf is the best place...

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    Open Sourcing our Day View UI Library for Making Meetings...

    March 21, 2019

    Co-authors: Greg Lundien, Akif Hossain, Daniel Hsu, and Hannah Cutler   Our members leverage LinkedIn Messenger for a number of use...

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    LinkedIn Contributes Open19 Technology to the Open Compute ...

    March 15, 2019

    Last year, we announced that LinkedIn had become a Platinum member of the Open Compute Project (OCP). The move was a natural fit for...