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    Building Member Trust Through a Centralized and Scalable Settings Platform

    May 29, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we are entrusted with protecting the privacy and data of our members. Storing members’ choices on how they intend their data to be used is vital to building and maintaining member trust, as well as ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. It is also essential that we respect members’ preferences for how they wish to interact with...

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    Managing Documentation at Scale

    April 2, 2019

    LinkedIn’s engineering teams are distributed around the globe: from California to Bangalore, our engineers are constantly taking a members-first approach to help the world’s professionals. Today, that comes with a focus on mobile, which is how the majority of our members access our platform. With that in mind, Project Voyager, the name of our current mobile...

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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...

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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...

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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...