Andy Li

Posts by Andy Li

  • an-illustration-of-the-distributed-tier-merge

    Distributed tier merge: How LinkedIn tackles stragglers in search index build

    September 27, 2021

    Co-authors: Andy Li and Hongbin Wu Indexing plays the key role in modern search engines for fast and accurate information retrieval, and the ability to swiftly build indexes is crucial for LinkedIn to provide up to date information, such as candidates to recruiters, job posts to members, etc. In some instances, such as if a member profile is missing and...