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Lessons from Building and Scaling LinkedIn



Jay Kreps discusses the evolution of LinkedIn's architecture and lessons learned scaling from a monolithic application to a distributed set of services, from one database to distributed data stores.


Jay Kreps is a Principle Staff Engineer at LinkedIn where he acts as the technical lead for data infrastructure and relevance areas. He is the original engineer for several open source projects developed there including Voldemort (a key-value store), Azkaban (a Hadoop workflow scheduler), and Apache Kafka (a distributed messaging system).

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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Jun 30, 2013