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    Coding Conversations: Interviews on Replacing Infrastructure Systems at LinkedIn

    December 18, 2018

    LinkedIn’s infrastructure has grown remarkably over the years, and that has kept the Production Infrastructure Engineering teams on their toes. Growing quickly means we’ve had to learn to adapt quickly. While most of our systems are solid and ready to scale, from time to time we find ourselves supporting systems that struggle to meet increasing demands. It’s...

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    Managing Software Dependency at Scale

    September 6, 2018

    Co-authors: Szymon Gizecki, Yu Li, Chinmaya Dattathri, Ethan Hall, Irina Issayeva, and Deep Majumder   Introduction At LinkedIn, we have more than 10,000 separate software codebases, referred to as multiproducts, which represent individual software products developed at LinkedIn. Each multiproduct is made up of various modules, which may have hundreds of...

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    Engineering Infrastructure at Scale: Overview

    October 27, 2016

    This blog series will describe the engineering infrastructure (technologies, processes, tools, and culture) that enable several hundred engineers across LinkedIn to innovate and release software continuously with agility, quality, and productivity. This post gives an overview of the overall architecture, workflow, and scale. As shown in above diagram, LinkedIn...

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    Instant Messaging at LinkedIn: Scaling to Hundreds of...

    October 24, 2016

    Coauthor: Cliff Snyder We recently introduced Instant Messaging on LinkedIn, complete with typing indicators and read receipts. To...

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    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...

  • Scaling the collection of self-service metrics

    March 11, 2015

    Almost four years ago, LinkedIn's Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team began the arduous task of transitioning its metrics...