• helixtask1

    Managing Distributed Tasks with Helix Task Framework

    January 24, 2019

    Co-authors: Junkai Xue and Hunter Lee   Stateless tasks are widely used for serving large-scale data processing systems. Lots of requests were made by systems, which rely on Apache Helix, for a stateless task management feature to be added to Apache Helix. Recently, our team decided to explore new ways to manage stateless tasks, in addition to our ongoing work...

  • feature7

    Trends in AI: NeurIPS 2018

    January 16, 2019

    Co-authors: Gungor Polatkan and Romer Rosales   In December, we attended the artificial intelligence and machine learning conference NeurIPS 2018 in Montreal, Canada. In this post, we share our personal observations from the event, explain the trends in artificial intelligence research, and provide an overview of specific hot topics in addressing the problems in...

  • videoperformance1

    How LinkedIn Uses Data to Improve Video Performance

    January 14, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we use data to improve our members’ experiences while using our site. On the video team, we value metrics that yield insight on how long our videos take to load, why certain videos draw more attention than others, and how our members tend to interact with videos across web, iOS, and Android. In short, the various data points collected during video...

  • thirdeye1

    Introducing ThirdEye: LinkedIn’s Business-Wide Monitoring...

    January 9, 2019

    At LinkedIn, we have many different monitoring systems—each with its own role and granularity— ranging from quarterly reports about...

  • proml1

    Scaling Machine Learning Productivity at LinkedIn

    January 3, 2019

    Co-authors: Joel Young, Bee-Chung Chen, Bo Long, Marius Seritan, and Priyanka Gariba   The rate at which artificial intelligence (AI)...

  • producthelp1

    Improving Member Productivity with In-Product Help

    December 27, 2018

    LinkedIn’s Help Center boasts a personalized experience aimed at getting our members the help they need, finding the answers to their...