All posts categorized in: Engineering

Unthrottled: Fixing CPU Limits in the Cloud

This post is the first in a two-part series. This year, my teammates and I solved a CPU throttling issue that affects nearly every container orchestrator with hard limits, including Kubernetes, Docker, and Mesos. In doing so, we lowered worst-case response latency in one of Indeed’s applications from over two seconds to 30 milliseconds. In […]

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Being Just Reliable Enough

One Saturday morning, as I settled in on the couch for a nice do-nothing day of watching college football, my wife reminded me that I had agreed to rake the leaves after putting it off for the last two weekends. Being a good neighbor and not wanting another homeowners’ association (HOA) violation (and it being […]

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Normalizing Resume Text in the Age of Ninjas, Rockstars, and Wizards

Left to right: Ninja by Mwangi Gatheca, Rockstar by Austin Neill and Magic by Pierrick Van Troost At Indeed we help people get jobs, which means understanding resumes and making them discoverable by the right employers. Understanding massive amounts of text is a tricky problem by itself. With source text as varied as resumes, the problem […]

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