tools Articles

  • Sizr: Visualizing HDFS utilization at LinkedIn

    Sizr: Visualizing HDFS utilization at LinkedIn

    January 8, 2016

    Co-authors: Vamshi Hardageri, Brian Jue Sizr is an interactive visualization tool developed at LinkedIn for the Hadoop Distributed file system (HDFS). It provides insights into HDFS disk space and namespace utilization. It can forecast and track weekly, monthly and quarterly growth, and detect inefficient file storage. This post outlines the need for this tool,...

  • API Analyzer Architecture

    Grokking Usage of API Data: Augmenting LinkedIn User and Partner Experience

    October 14, 2015

    LinkedIn’s API is the gateway used by numerous applications to access LinkedIn data, from simple third-party apps to large-scale strategic partners. It plays an important role in opening LinkedIn content to the outside world and is closely tied with numerous external and internal applications. Given the API’s importance, we keep a close eye on its overall health...

  • Video: Tools Team Revolutionizes Software Development

    September 22, 2015

    In the last four years, we’ve dramatically revamped the way we release software. One of the leaders of our tools team Jens Pillgram-Larsen shares what changed, what the future will hold and how his team evolved along the way. LinkedIn Tools Engineer Looks to Revolutionize Software Development from LinkedIn
  • Venus.js, a flexible and extensible execution environment...

    March 12, 2013 At LinkedIn, we love JavaScript and our JS codebase has been growing very rapidly. Over the past year, we've been busy...