2013-03-06

LinkedIn: The Story Of An Almost-Too-Late Engineering Powerhouse

"Trying to scale [your] way out of a problem” with code isn’t necessarily a long-term strategy, says LinkedIn Principal Software Architect Shirshanka Das. “Those things tend to burn out teams and people very quickly,” he said, “and you’re never sure when you’re going to meet your next cliff.” This is the story of how LinkedIn built out its infrastructure--after the company was already a success.