SRE Articles

  • The impact of slow NFS on data systems

    June 23, 2020

    Espresso is LinkedIn's defacto NoSQL database solution. It is an online, distributed, fault-tolerant database that powers most of LinkedIn’s applications including member profiles, InMail (LinkedIn's member-to-member messaging system), sections of the main LinkedIn homepage, our mobile applications, and more. Since Espresso caters to many critical features, its...

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    Scaling LinkedIn’s Edge with Azure Front Door

    June 16, 2020

    Co-authors: Viranch Mehta, Jon Sorenson, Samir Jafferali As LinkedIn has grown to more than 690 million members, we’ve expanded our edge platform to 19 Points of Presence (PoPs) across 5 continents over the years to be closer to our members and provide a quick and reliable experience. As we started evaluating how to best scale for the future needs of our...

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    Coding Conversations: Four teams, three tracks, two offices

    February 7, 2020

    Editor's Note: LinkedIn Engineering is dedicated to solving complex problems at scale to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. This challenge provides our engineers with the opportunity to build their technical skills as they make this mission a reality. In this series, we’ll talk about the career development of the people that...

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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....

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    Eliminating toil with fully automated load testing

    December 6, 2019

    Introduction In 2013, when LinkedIn moved to multiple data centers across the globe, we needed a way to redirect traffic from one data...

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    A look at our biggest SRE[in]con yet

    November 14, 2019

    Co-authors: Todd Palino, Samir Jafferali, Kurt Andersen, and Carolyn Blood LinkedIn hosted its 4th annual SRE[in]con conference in...