Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA
Ritesh Maheshwari

Ritesh Maheshwari
Sr Staff Software Engineer, LinkedIn

Website | @ritesh

Ritesh is currently a performance engineer at LinkedIn, working on making LinkedIn fast through network optimizations, RUM, and automation. Before LinkedIn, Ritesh was a performance engineer at Akamai, solving performance issues in Akamai’s global distributed network. Ritesh holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Stony Brook University, where he got passionate about performance while working on computer networks. Earlier, he finished his BTech in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.


1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
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In this talk, we describe how LinkedIn used RUM (real user monitoring), beyond its monitoring use-case, to improve content download times of the LinkedIn site by up to 25%. We describe the techniques used by LinkedIn to drive many optimizations using RUM; and show how they can be used by others to solve similar problems. Read more.