LinkedIn pumps water down to its server racks, uses an interesting spine and leaf network fabric

Just two of the interesting innovations at the core of the human network company’s data center strategy

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It takes a lot of horsepower to support LinkedIn’s 467 million members worldwide, especially when you consider that each member is getting a personalized experience, a web page that includes only their contacts. Supporting the load are some 100,000 servers spread across multiple data centers.  To learn more about how LinkedIn makes it all happen, Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently talked to Sonu Nayyar, VP of Production Operations & IT, and Zaid Ali Kahn, Senior Director of Infrastructure Engineering.

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Sonu Nayyar, LinkedIn VP of Production Operations & IT

Lets start with the big picture view of what you have for data centers around the world.

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