Performance Articles

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    How LinkedIn Uses Data to Improve Video Performance

    January 14, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we use data to improve our members’ experiences while using our site. On the video team, we value metrics that yield insight on how long our videos take to load, why certain videos draw more attention than others, and how our members tend to interact with videos across web, iOS, and Android. In short, the various data points collected during video...

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    Recap: Our 3rd Performance Engineering Meetup

    September 4, 2018

    Once per quarter, the LinkedIn Performance Engineering meetup brings together engineers passionate about performance and efficiency from across the San Francisco Bay Area. The meetup is a great way for engineers to meet, share notes, and learn from each other on topics like performance measurements, monitoring, optimizations, and culture. In mid-July, we hosted...

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    LinkedIn Lite: A Server-Side Rendered PWA

    July 11, 2018

    A couple of months ago, we shared details about LinkedIn Lite's architecture, its evolution as a light-weight mobile web experience, and how it became a huge success in emerging markets. As a pure server-side rendered web app, it was fast, but it wasn’t providing a good user experience. If a member was viewing their feed and had scrolled beyond the first page,...

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    Making LinkedIn's Organic Feed Handle Peak Traffic

    May 17, 2018

    LinkedIn has recently experienced issues with handling peak load in FollowFeed, our custom timeline service that powers the organic...

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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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    Recapping Our Recent Performance Engineering Meetup

    April 20, 2018

    Once per quarter, the LinkedIn Performance Engineering meetup brings together engineers passionate about performance and efficiency...