• searchfederation1

    Search Federation Architecture at LinkedIn

    March 14, 2018

    Co-authors: Yi Shen, Claire Liu, and Ali Mohamed Introduction: A brief history of Search Federation at LinkedIn Almost every part of LinkedIn contains data that needs to be discoverable by our members or customers. Use cases range from a member looking up a news article posted by someone in their network to a recruiter looking for candidates on the platform. One...

  • preactglimmer1

    Lighter than Lightweight: How We Built the Same App Twice with Preact and Glimmer.js

    March 12, 2018

    The beauty of the web is that there is no “install” step. Someone, somewhere taps a link to your site, and moments later it appears instantly in front of them. At least, that’s the idea—but not all devices and networks are created equally. Sites that feel fast on a desktop computer with broadband can feel downright slow on a mobile phone with spotty 3G service....

  • iwd-open-source-1

    Commit-ing to Open Source on International Women's Day

    March 8, 2018

    LinkedIn has a longstanding history with and commitment to the open source community. Many of our engineers across the company contribute to LinkedIn-owned projects, as well as projects shared by other technologists. If you’re interested in why we open source, here’s a post from our our Chief Data Officer, Igor Perisic, that helps explain our philosophy. At the...

  • atc-1

    Air Traffic Controller: Member-First Notifications at...

    March 1, 2018

    Co-authors: Changji Shi and Adriel Fuad LinkedIn’s mission is to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and...

  • phishing-1

    How LinkedIn is Working to Address Confusion Between Vendor...

    February 15, 2018

    Companies have been warning their employees about phishing and trying to train them to detect these attacks for the past decade. But...

  • dynamometer-1

    Dynamometer: Scale Testing HDFS on Minimal Hardware with...

    February 8, 2018

    Co-authors: Erik Krogen and Min Shen In March 2015, LinkedIn’s Big Data Platform team experienced a crisis. As the team was preparing...