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    Sleek and Fast: Speeding Up your Fat Web Client

    October 19, 2017

    Editor’s Note: This post is based on Sarah’s talk “Sleek and Fast: Weight Management for your Fat Web Client” given at the Grace Hopper Conference this year in the Software Engineering track. The need for speed In the fall of 2016, our flagship engineering team completed an initial feature build-out for the new LinkedIn desktop site built on our new Pemberly...

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    Streaming Data Pipelines with Brooklin

    October 11, 2017

    Near-realtime (nearline) applications drive many of the critical services within LinkedIn, such as notifications, ad targeting, etc. These applications need continuous and low-latency access to data, but moving data quickly and reliably from the storage layer to the nearline applications is a non-trivial problem. Building one-off data pipelines that serve the...

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    Getting to Know David Max

    October 5, 2017

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make...

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    Health Score Metrics as a Software Craftsmanship Enabler

    October 3, 2017

    The notion of software craftsmanship is sometimes a muddy one. On the one hand, engineers find it hard to grasp and materialize...

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    Open Sourcing Our Women in Tech High School Trainee Program

    September 28, 2017

    Last month, we completed the third edition of our LinkedIn Women in Tech High School Trainee Program. For those who are unfamiliar,...

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    Preparing to Celebrate Women in Tech at GHC ’17

    September 26, 2017

    I’ve been in the technology industry for 17 years and consider my attendance at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing as...