• Effective Code Reviews and File Ownerships

    Effective Code Reviews and File Ownerships

    January 13, 2016

    SlideShare (a place to share and discover professional Knowledge on LinkedIn) started out on Ruby on Rails (RoR). With a focussed and agile team, RoR was a great solution because of the productivity gains it brought us, and it helped the team deliver a quality product at a fast pace over the years. I am going to refer to this Ruby on Rails code base as ‘The WebApp’, mainly because that is what it is called internally. In the early days, Slideshare was a small team. It had a small...

  • Yuval Bachar

    Getting to Know Yuval Bachar

    January 12, 2016

    Talent is LinkedIn’s number one operating priority and we have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. These are the folks that create, build and maintain our platform, tools and features - as well as write the posts for this blog. We are featuring some of the people and personalities that make LinkedIn great. Yuval Bachar, a Principal Engineer in global infrastructure architecture and strategy at LinkedIn, has been working on the next...

  • Sizr: Visualizing HDFS utilization at LinkedIn

    Sizr: Visualizing HDFS utilization at LinkedIn

    January 8, 2016

    Co-authors: Vamshi Hardageri, Brian Jue Sizr is an interactive visualization tool developed at LinkedIn for the Hadoop Distributed file system (HDFS). It provides insights into HDFS disk space and namespace utilization. It can forecast and track weekly, monthly and quarterly growth, and detect inefficient file storage. This post outlines the need for this tool, its architecture and components, and how we use Sizr at LinkedIn. Need to measure HDFS utilization : LinkedIn is a...

  • UI Automation: Keep it Functional - and Stable

    UI Automation: Keep it Functional – and Stable!

    January 6, 2016

    When we started designing our mobile infrastructure for the new LinkedIn Flagship app last year, a decision was made to build an extensive automation...

  • How We Built LinkedIn Placements

    January 5, 2016

    Every year, six million students in Indian universities graduate from various disciplines and enter the job market. These new graduates typically find...

  • Year in Review: Publishing Platform Roundup

    Year in Review: Publishing Platform Roundup

    December 23, 2015

    The beauty of LinkedIn’s publishing platform is that it gives professionals a way to share their personal opinions about topical professional news and...