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    Venice Hybrid: Doing Lambda Better

    December 20, 2017

    Over the last two years at LinkedIn, I’ve been working on a distributed key-value database called “Venice.” Venice is designed to be a significant improvement to Voldemort Read-Only for serving derived data. In late 2016, Venice started serving production traffic for batch use cases that were very similar to the existing uses of Voldemort Read-Only. In the time...

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    The Statistical Modeling System Powering LinkedIn Salary

    December 19, 2017

    Co-authors: Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Stuart Ambler, Xi Chen, Yiqun Liu, Liang Zhang, and Deepak Agarwal Introduction For most job seekers, salary (or, more broadly, compensation) is a crucial consideration in choosing a new job opportunity. Indeed, more candidates (74%) want to see salary information compared to any other feature in a job posting, according to a...

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    Project Falco joins SONiC Community (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud)

    December 15, 2017

    One of the key components of our vision for LinkedIn’s global infrastructure is to ultimately build a programmable data center fabric on top of an open network operating system. While scaling our data centers out, we want to control the complexity of the data center fabric by moving toward an automated, self-defined, and purpose-built, application-centric...

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    Automating Your Oncall: Open Sourcing Fossor and Ascii Etch

    December 14, 2017

    One of our sayings in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is that the goal of your job is to “automate yourself out of the job.” While...

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    The Glimmer Binary Experience

    December 7, 2017

    Co-authors: Sarah Clatterbuck, Chad Hietala, and Tom Dale A bit over a year ago, Ember.js got a major overhaul. In a tight...

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    Couchbase Ecosystem at LinkedIn

    December 6, 2017

    Couchbase is a highly scalable, distributed data store that plays a critical role in LinkedIn’s caching systems. Couchbase was first...