• Val1

    Getting to Know Val Markovic

    December 21, 2016

    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...

  • Everyday1

    You’re Only as Good as Your Lieutenants

    December 19, 2016

    This post is part of the series “Every Day Is Monday in Operations.” Throughout this series we discuss our challenges, share our war stories, and walk through the learnings we’ve gained as Operations leaders. Today’s stories “Priority Zero” and “Scale or Fail” come from David Henke and Benjamin Purgason, respectively. You can read the introduction and find links...

  • Inception1

    Inception: How LinkedIn Deals with Exception Logs

    December 16, 2016

    Coauthors: Toon Sripatanaskul and Zhengyu Cai   In early 2012, the LinkedIn Performance team was trying to build a tool to validate the health of a service after code changes (a project that led us to build EKG, our canary-monitoring system). I was assigned to look into ways to use logs to analyze a service’s health. Back then, we had a script that copied log...

  • Ember-Concurrency-GIF

    ember-concurrency

    December 14, 2016

    Working within the Ember community is exciting due to the novelty of the framework, but can at times be daunting because we sail into...

  • Everyday1

    MTTD and MTTR Are Key

    December 12, 2016

    This post is part of the series “Every Day Is Monday in Operations.” Throughout this series we discuss our challenges, share our war...

  • ghcresearch1

    Workplace Bias and User Research at Grace Hopper...

    December 7, 2016

    Coauthors: Elysa Stein, Julie Norvaisas “Oh, I can tell you stories! Age and gender bias. Sexual harassment is still so common. We’ve...