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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Java 8

Indeed is migrating from Java 7 to Java 8. We’re migrating in phases, starting with running our Java 7 compiled binaries on JRE 8, the Java 8 runtime. Rather than switch everything at once, we started with a few canary apps to get a sense for the kinds of problems we might find. We selected […]

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Luck, Latitude, or Lemons? How Indeed Locates for Low Latency

Indeed likes being fast. Similar to published studies (here and here), our internal numbers validate the benefits of speed. It makes sense: a snappy site allows job seekers to achieve their goals with less frustration and wasted time. Application processing time, however, is only part of the story, and in many cases it is not […]

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Status: A Java Library For Robust System Status Health Checks

We are excited to highlight the open source availability of Status, a Java library that can report a system’s status in a readable format. The Status library enables dynamic health checks and monitoring of system dependencies. In this post, we will show how to add health checks to your applications. Why use system status health […]

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