Performance Articles

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    CSS at Scale: LinkedIn’s New Open Source Projects Take on Stylesheet Performance

    April 24, 2018

    Browsers use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control the appearance of websites. From borders, fonts, and colors to layout, images, and animations, there are roughly 500 different style properties that can be declared with CSS. These properties are what make the visual diversity of the internet possible for your handheld device, desktop browser, and even your...

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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 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. Last month, we hosted...

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    Venice Performance Optimization

    April 11, 2018

    Over the last two years at LinkedIn, we have been working on a distributed key-value database called “Venice.” Venice is designed to be a significant improvement to Voldemort Read-Only for serving derived data. We’ve built out the rest of the functionality to complete the dream that motivated the construction of Venice: the ability to consume data from both...

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    LinkedIn Lite: A Lightweight Mobile Web Experience

    March 22, 2018

    The opportunity in India India is a mobile-first country, with 71% of the population having only a mobile internet connection and...

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    Scaling Decision-Making Across Teams within LinkedIn...

    March 16, 2018

     Editor's note: Interested in performance engineering topics? Consider attending the Performance Engineering Meetup on Wednesday,...

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    Improving Resiliency and Stability of a Large-scale...

    November 28, 2017

    Co-authors: Maulin Patel, Erek Gokturk, and Chris Stufflebeam How do you increase the resiliency and stability of a monolithic API...