optimization Articles

  • ODP1

    ODP: An Infrastructure for On-Demand Service Profiling

    January 24, 2017

    Coauthors: Tao Feng, John Nicol, Chen Li, Peinan Chen, Hari Ramachandra   LinkedIn has built hundreds of application services, with thousands of instances running in data centers. Optimizing the performance of these services can dramatically improve user experience and reduce operational costs, and profilers are commonly used to help achieve this. LinkedIn’s...

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    How Experimentation Helped LinkedIn Improve Email Communication

    October 28, 2015

    This is the second in a two-part series about how LinkedIn’s different business units use A/B testing and XLNT, our A/B testing software platform, to build better products for users. On Wednesday, we discussed how experimentation helped LinkedIn improve our Premium services. Today, we’ll discuss the benefits of experimentation on how we communicate with our...

  • Fine Tuning Premium Products Through A/B Testing

    October 27, 2015

    This is the first in a two-part series about how LinkedIn’s different business units use A/B testing and XLNT, our A/B testing software platform, to build better products for users. Today, we’ll the benefits of experimentation on how we build and iterate our premium and paid products. In part two, we explore how A/B testing helped us tune our email communication...

  • Optimizing Linux Memory Management for Low-latency /...

    October 7, 2013

    Co-author: Cuong Tran Table of Contents Introduction Setting up the context Reproducing and understanding Linux's zone reclaim...