• ASN Graph

    Rethinking Path Validation: Pt. 1, New Requirements

    March 1, 2016

    BGP, or the Border Gateway Protocol, is a widely-used protocol that allows very large networks, such as the Internet, to be able to scale. It is built on the concept of "transitive trust," which will be described below. While BGP was originally developed for Internet routing, now it is used in some large institutional networks as well. This two-part post will discuss one proposed model for improving BGP security, based on a talk given by LinkedIn Network Architect Russ White at...

  • Predicting Primaries, What it’s Like to Work at LinkedIn and Other Must Reads

    February 26, 2016

    LinkedIn Engineers are asking big questions and sharing their personal answers. From words of wisdom to geopolitical strategy, our posts tackle the pressing issues of the day. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the best pieces published on our platform. Software Engineering in the Continuous Age By Jens Pillgram-Larsen, Director of Engineering, Developer Tools at LinkedIn Software engineering is entering a new age in which Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery are...

  • Q&A with Jim Brikman: Splitting Up a Codebase into Microservices and Artifacts

    February 24, 2016

    Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman is a software engineer, entrepreneur, and author. As a software engineer at LinkedIn, he helped build the company's infrastructure, APIs, Recruiter product, hackday program, open source program, and the Engineering Blog you’re reading now. Since leaving LinkedIn, Jim has founded a company called Atomic Squirrel, which helps startups build and scale their infrastructure. He also wrote a book called Hello, Startup, which is a comprehensive guide to building...

  • User-Centered Design Insights: Integrating Lead Accelerator into our Core...

    February 23, 2016

    The success of our members and customers is one of the most important priorities for our employees. This enables myself and my User Experience Design (UED...

  • "Testscaling" with Test Engineering

    February 19, 2016

    What we believe There are many different opinions about which member of the team is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of automated...

  • 7 Tips for Aspiring Managers in Engineering

    February 18, 2016

    “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy The above quote by John F. Kennedy has resonated with me over the years. At...