Linkedin Interview Question for Site Reliability Engineers

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This is a good question.
And what you asked above is just a cherry of an entire dessert.

for what you asked, is simple enough to split the strings using strtok or tokenizer and add stuff into a hashmap.

Now these are the follow up questions I thought of asking you
What if I need only what the K largest statuses are?
How would you implement them if there are some millions of machines?
How would you implement the same if there are millions of processors on a single machine(virtual machines with same address space)

this question is way more interesting that you think, and is hugely open ended, and I can go very deep asking this to a person :)

- code_monkey April 06, 2014 | Flag Reply

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