Pinot Articles

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    Introducing Apache Pinot 0.3.0

    April 27, 2020

    Built at LinkedIn, Pinot is an open source, distributed, and scalable OLAP data store that we use as our de-facto near-real-time analytics service. We’ve previously discussed how and why we built Pinot to power a wide spectrum of use cases, including internal business intelligence dashboards to analyze highly-dimensional data and “Who Viewed My Profile” to...

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    Analyzing anomalies with ThirdEye

    February 20, 2020

    Co-authors: Yen-Jung Chang, Yang Yang, Xiaohui Sun, and Tie Wang At LinkedIn, ThirdEye is the backbone of our monitoring toolkit. We use it to keep track of a variety of metrics, whether it be related to production infrastructure and AI model performance, or business impact, such as page view or click count. It’s a key quality assurance system because it...

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    Upgrading to RHEL7 with minimal interruptions

    January 14, 2020

    Pinot, an open source scalable distributed columnar OLAP data store, is used extensively across almost all areas of LinkedIn. It drives member-facing use cases such as Feed Item Popularity and Who Viewed My Profile, supports recruiter tools such as Talent Intelligence, and holds the data for our internal unified metrics platform. Pinot adoption has grown...

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    The Top 2019 LinkedIn Engineering Blogs

    December 9, 2019

    As the year draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at ten of our most popular 2019 articles on the LinkedIn Engineering Blog....

  • PartitionConsumer-objects-distribution

    Auto-tuning Pinot real-time consumption

    July 11, 2019

    Pinot, a scalable distributed columnar OLAP data store developed at LinkedIn, delivers real-time analytics for site-facing use cases...

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    Star-tree index: Powering fast aggregations on Pinot

    June 14, 2019

    Pinot is an open source, scalable distributed OLAP data store that entered the Apache Incubation recently. Developed at LinkedIn, it...