• ODP1

    ODP: An Infrastructure for On-Demand Service Profiling

    January 24, 2017

    Coauthors: Tao Feng, John Nicol, Chen Li, Peinan Chen, Hari Ramachandra   LinkedIn has built hundreds of application services, with thousands of instances running in data centers. Optimizing the performance of these services can dramatically improve user experience and reduce operational costs, and profilers are commonly used to help achieve this. LinkedIn’s...

  • Great Tools for Engineers

    Great Tools for Engineers: Refactoring Across Multiple Code Bases with Gradle and IntelliJ IDEA

    January 20, 2017

    LinkedIn engineers require tooling that scales really well, and we never stop improving it. Even at a smaller scale, providing great tools for engineers is key to winning business and retaining top talent. This post is about working with code that lives in many separate code repositories, while still being productive and efficient in the process! Repository and...

  • bluepill1

    Open Sourcing Bluepill: Run iOS Tests in Multiple Simulators

    January 18, 2017

    Testing is a key component of LinkedIn’s 3x3 strategy. As we continue improving our iOS continuous delivery pipeline, we are faced with two major obstacles—tooling stability and scalability. We needed a tool to run iOS UI tests both reliably and quickly. For this reason, we created a project, called Bluepill, that we are open sourcing today. Bluepill is a...

  • EveryDay1

    Failure is Not an Option

    January 16, 2017

    This is the final post of the series “Every Day Is Monday in Operations.” Throughout this series we’ve discussed our challenges,...

  • greg1

    Getting to Know Greg Leffler

    January 13, 2017

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...

  • BOSS1

    BOSS: Automatically Identifying Performance Bottlenecks...

    January 11, 2017

    Introduction As the centralized performance team of LinkedIn, our mission is to make LinkedIn pages load faster. We help each...