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    How SlideShare Changed Engines While Flying

    December 1, 2015

    70 million professionals trust SlideShare to learn about any topic quickly from subject matter experts. Founded in 2006 with the goal of making knowledge sharing easy, Slideshare joined the LinkedIn family in 2012 and has since grown into a top destination for professional content. With 18+ million uploads in 40 content categories, it is today one of the top 100...

  • The LinkedIn Data Center Services team breaking ground on our new facility in Hillsboro, OR with the help of the Infomart team and the Mayor of Hillsboro.

    Introducing LinkedIn’s West Coast Data Center

    November 23, 2015

    In the last twelve months LinkedIn’s storage and processing needs have grown by 34 percent. That’s massive. And that growth is on top of the 29 megawatts of capacity in our current data centers worldwide – 26 megawatts are domestic and the other three international. We are also working to deploy applications on the nearly 6,500 servers in our Singapore data...

  • Rewinder: Interactive Analysis of Hadoop's Computational Resources

    September 23, 2015

    Co-authors: Teja Thotapalli Brian Jue Tu Tran Sandhya Ramu As LinkedIn continues to grow in size and stature, the data volume being generated continues to increase at an exponential rate. In order to gain insights from the massive amounts of structured and unstructured data at LinkedIn, we leverage the Hadoop framework, which has the power to store and process...

  • Luigi

    T-Rex, Luigi, Pac-Man and More: Check Out the New Global...

    September 17, 2015

    When I say “Global Operations” are you picturing rows of grey cubicles and occasional heads popping up over the walls? If so, you’ve...

  • TCP over IP Anycast - Pipe dream or Reality?

    September 9, 2015

    Co-authors: Bret Palsson Prashanth Kumar Samir Jafferali Zaid Ali Kahn LinkedIn is committed to improving the performance and speed of...

  • Early Architecture

    A Brief History of Scaling LinkedIn

    July 20, 2015

    LinkedIn started in 2003 with the goal of connecting to your network for better job opportunities. It had only 2,700 members the first...