• Media infrastructure with Ambry

    Introducing and Open Sourcing Ambry

    May 16, 2016

    Media content has become ubiquitous around the web and almost all of Linkedin's new features interact with media in some form or the other. Profile photos, email attachments, logos, and influencer posts are a few examples of where photos, videos, PDFs, and other media types get uploaded and displayed to the end user. These media types get stored on our backend...

  • Rupesh Gupta

    Getting to Know Rupesh Gupta

    May 12, 2016

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make...

  • Automating Large-Scale Application Build

    May 11, 2016

    Around the end of 2012, LinkedIn decided to move away from retail data centers to wholesale ones that are built and maintained by LinkedIn. With exponential growth prospects we were already going to build multiple data centers in the coming few years. One major and time-consuming task of this operation is bringing up the application stack—which consists of over...

  • Application deployment with Rain

    Rain: Better Resource Allocation Through Containerization

    May 10, 2016

    Last month, we announced to the world our vision for application-centric infrastructure at LinkedIn. LPS, or LinkedIn Platform as a...

  • The Problem with Electric Cars, How President Eisenhower...

    May 9, 2016

    Our publishing platform is a place where professionals can ask big questions and share their personal answers. Over the last month,...

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    Speaking the Same Language

    May 6, 2016

    Author: Sarah Clatterbuck, Co-Authors: Eugene O’Neill, Will Hastings Ever since the dawn of the first graphical user interface,...