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    Fixing the Plumbing: How We Identify and Stop Slow Latency Leaks at LinkedIn

    October 31, 2017

    At LinkedIn, we pay attention to site speed at every step of the release process, from code development to production ramp. But inevitably, the performance of our pages degrades over time (we use the word “pages” to denote webpages as well as mobile apps). In this post, we go over the tools and processes we use to catch and fix these degradations. While this is...

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    Our Partnership with TechWomen Grows

    October 27, 2017

    For the past five years, LinkedIn has participated in TechWomen, a mentorship and exchange program that brings emerging female leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States. TechWomen is an initiative from the U.S....

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    REACH Pilot Results in 80% Conversion: Making Strides in Cultivating Talent from Non-traditional Backgrounds

    October 26, 2017

    Our REACH program is designed to give highly determined individuals with strong technical skills the opportunity to gain on-the-job experience they need to become full-time software engineers. It also helps us hire more talent to join our engineering team. I’m thrilled to report, now that our first REACH cohort has finished, the program is a success on both...

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    Building Smart Replies for Member Messages

    October 24, 2017

    Primary authors: Jeff Pasternack (Machine Learning), Nimesh Chakravarthi (Product Engineering) Coauthors: Adam Leon, Nandeesh...

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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...

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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....