• Leveraging SaltStack to Scale Couchbase

    April 25, 2016

    Our caching layer at LinkedIn is responsible for serving massive amounts of data at low latencies, making it an important part of ensuring a quality experience for our members. One of the key aspects of our caching layer is Couchbase, which accomplishes this feat in a robust and resilient way. Many engineers at LinkedIn leverage Couchbase to meet the needs of a...

  • Students at Flawless Hacks

    LinkedIn Engineering at Flawless Hacks in NYC

    April 22, 2016

    Last Saturday, LinkedIn was proud to sponsor Flawless Hacks, a New York City hackathon that brings together over 100 women engineers and students of computer science. It’s a unique event organized by NYU students with a goal of creating a friendly environment where there is no competition. This environment made it so the undergraduate and graduate students from...

  • inMesh visualization

    inMesh: Real-Time Monitoring of Remote Sites

    April 20, 2016

    Many IT organizations support offices distributed across the world. As the number of remote sites increases, it becomes more and more difficult for operations teams to understand network and application behavior and performance from each site.  By “site”, we mean remote offices and workplaces and internal data centers where applications are hosted. At Linkedin,...

  • A TechWomen fellow, mentors girls on motherboard exercise at local orphanage in Astana

    Global Mentorship from Silicon Valley to Kazakhstan

    April 20, 2016

    Co-author: Heather Frank Female engineers face all kinds of challenges and inequalities throughout their professional lives, and more...

  • Kafka Ecosystem at LinkedIn

    April 19, 2016

    Apache Kafka is a highly scalable messaging system that plays a critical role as LinkedIn’s central data pipeline. Kafka was developed...

  • Upgrade Testing on iOS: Keeping up with 3x3

    April 15, 2016

    Our newly introduced 3x3 release cadence is an effort to keep up in the fast-paced world of native apps where increasing consumer...