• EveryDay1

    Every Day Is Monday In Operations

    November 30, 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. You can read the introduction and find links to the rest of the series here.   We live in a world where our online services never sleep. Those of us who...

  • cgroups21

    Application Pauses When Running JVM Inside Linux Control Groups

    November 28, 2016

    Linux cgroups-based solutions (e.g., Docker, CoreOS) are increasingly being used to host multiple applications on the same host. We have been using cgroups at LinkedIn to build our own containerization product called LPS (LinkedIn Platform as a Service) and to investigate the impact of resource-limiting policies on application performance. This post presents our...

  • featured2

    Making Hard Choices: The Quest for Ethics in Machine Learning

    November 23, 2016

    Editor’s note: We are just starting to recognize the pervasive, yet subtle, ways that machine learning algorithms influence our lives, from job recommendations to self-driving cars. The use of the these algorithms introduces difficult ethical problems for those involved in the creation of these systems: How can developers know that their systems are ethical and...

  • nov21

    An Evening with LinkedIn Women in Engineering

    November 21, 2016

    LinkedIn held a meetup to meet and mingle with local women in engineering on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in the Empire State Building. It was a...

  • orgdatacenter1

    LinkedIn’s Oregon Data Center Goes Live

    November 16, 2016

    Coauthor: Shawn Zandi   Earlier this year we announced Project Altair, our massively scalable, next-generation data center design. We...

  • Tracking1

    Engineering Infrastructure at Scale: Test Tracking

    November 14, 2016

    This blog series describes the engineering infrastructure (technologies, processes, tools, and culture) that enables several hundred...