Open19 Articles

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    LinkedIn Contributes Open19 Technology to the Open Compute Project

    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 us, given the organization’s mission, “To apply the benefits of open source hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near, and around the data center and beyond,” and LinkedIn’s own support of open standards and...

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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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    Data Center Innovation: Developing and Broadening with the Community in Mind

    July 18, 2018

    Over the last few years, LinkedIn members have started to engage with the platform in exciting new ways. Instead of just posting short-form text updates, they’re also sharing long-form posts, photos, and videos. This is driving exponential growth in global site traffic demands and a corresponding increase in the demands made of our data centers. As a result, my...

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    Lessons Learned from LinkedIn’s Data Center Journey

    February 1, 2018

    Editor’s note: LinkedIn Engineering VP Sonu Nayyar recently gave a talk on the evolution of LinkedIn’s data center strategy at DCD...

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    Taking Open19 from Concept to Industry Standard

    May 23, 2017

    In July 2016, LinkedIn unveiled Open19, a new project with the aim to establish open standards for servers based on a common form...

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    Open19: A New Vision for the Data Center

    July 19, 2016

    This week at the DatacenterDynamics Webscale conference, I have the privilege of announcing the first step in a long journey, an...