LinkedIn Communication Architecture

Location: Salon E Level: Intermediate
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The LinkedIn Communication Platform is built 100% on top of Java technologies and is responsible for handling all user communications and the distribution of network events. Learn about the architecture, implementation, and scalability challenges in building the communication platform for the world’s largest and fastest growing professional networking service.

Sean Dawson


Sean Dawson is Sr. Software Engineer leading the Communication Platform Group.

Sean’s profile can be found on LinkedIn:

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Ruslan Belkin


Ruslan Belkin is Director of Engineering responsible for Content Distribution and Networks.

Ruslan was principal architect of LinkedIn Communication platform. Prior to LinkedIn Ruslan worked for a number of companies as a principal engineer and an architect, including Netscape, AOL and Sun Microsystems. Ruslan presented at Java One conferences during his tenure at Netscape.

Ruslan’s profile can be found on LinkedIn:

  • Akamai
  • Google
  • Hyperic
  • Sun Microsystems
  • 3Tera, Inc
  • Coradiant
  • Keynote Systems
  • Limelight Networks, Inc.
  • OpSource
  • TechRepublic

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