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    Managing iOS Continuous Integration at Enterprise Scale

    December 7, 2015

    Imagine that you are a skilled iOS engineer working on one of the most popular apps in the App Store (perhaps Linkedin apps!) You start your day with coffee, confidence, and a cool feature to work on -- one that will impact millions of users. You follow best practices, writing beautiful Swift code and getting excellent coverage with your delicate tests. A couple of hours later, you do your last test run in Xcode and submit the code change. But then, you're notified that your...

  • The Difficulties of Web Development, Fixing Vulnerabilities and a Little Perspective

    December 3, 2015

    The beauty of the LinkedIn Pulse platform is that it gives professionals a way to share their personal opinions about topical professional news and interests. Here’s a roundup of some of the best pieces LinkedIn engineers have written recently. In Defence of the Front End By Joel Kang, Web Developer at LinkedIn A front-end developer who learned his craft by being put through the trials and tribulations of building at scale share why web development is more difficult than any...

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    How SlideShare Changed Engines While Flying

    December 1, 2015

    70 million professionals trust SlideShare to learn about any topic quickly from subject matter experts. Founded in 2006 with the goal of making knowledge sharing easy, Slideshare joined the LinkedIn family in 2012 and has since grown into a top destination for professional content. With 18+ million uploads in 40 content categories, it is today one of the top 100 most-visited websites in the world. Getting from there to here has not been simple. After LinkedIn acquired SlideShare,...

  • Monitoring the Pulse of LinkedIn

    November 30, 2015

    Picture this: an engineer sits in front of a computer. Multiple terminal windows are open, actively monitoring a recent deployment. One window prints...

  • The LinkedIn Data Center Services team breaking ground on our new facility in Hillsboro, OR with the help of the Infomart team and the Mayor of Hillsboro.

    Introducing LinkedIn’s West Coast Data Center

    November 23, 2015

    In the last twelve months LinkedIn’s storage and processing needs have grown by 34 percent. That’s massive. And that growth is on top of the 29 megawatts...

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    Making Your Feed More Relevant – Part I

    November 17, 2015

    The LinkedIn feed is the sorted list of updates displayed to our members when they log in to Linkedin.com or use the mobile app. Feed relevance is the...