SRE Articles

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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. Examining the list, it’s clear that topics pertaining to open source and artificial intelligence are some of the most popular, as are posts that look at how we tackle technical challenges at scale. We’re excited to share new progress...

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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 center to another in order to mitigate potential member impact in the event of a disturbance to our services. This need led to the birth of one of the most important pieces of engineering at LinkedIn, called TrafficShift. It...

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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...

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    Iris Mobile: An Open Source, Mobile Interface for Incident ...

    May 9, 2019

    At LinkedIn, our on-call incidents are managed using Iris and Oncall, two tools that we released as open source to the community about...

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    Coding Conversations: The “Perfect Storm" that Brought Down...

    November 16, 2018

    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared as a guest post on VentureBeat titled “What I learned by bringing down LinkedIn.com.”...