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    Getting to Know Nikolai Avteniev

    August 18, 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...

  • messaging2

    Scaling Contextual Conversation Suggestions Over 500 Million Members

    August 14, 2017

    Co-authors: Haiyang Liu, Siva Sooriyan, Birjodh Tiwana, Kinjal Basu, and Shaunak Chatterjee   LinkedIn Messaging is our conversation platform that enables meaningful, professional conversations between our members. We recently launched a new messaging experience that allows members to start and continue a conversation from any page on LinkedIn desktop, and then...

  • TCP1

    The TCP Tortoise: Optimizations for Emerging Markets

    August 11, 2017

    Serving fast pages is a core aspiration at LinkedIn. As part of this initiative, we continuously experiment and study the various layers of our stack and identify optimizations to ensure that we use the most optimal protocols and configurations at every layer. As LinkedIn migrated to serving its pages on HTTP/2 earlier this year, it became imperative that we...

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    InGraphs: Monitoring and Unexpected Artwork

    August 3, 2017

    At LinkedIn, we have an internal tool for visualizing operational metrics that we call inGraphs. Since I started working for LinkedIn...

  • espresso1

    Migrating to Espresso

    August 2, 2017

    Espresso is LinkedIn's strategic distributed, fault-tolerant NoSQL database that powers many LinkedIn services. Espresso has a large...

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    Open Sourcing Jaqen, A Tool For Developing DNS Rebinding...

    July 27, 2017

    Editor’s note: Members of the information security team at LinkedIn have an opportunity to work on research topics under a...