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Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

Alluxio, the cloud data orchestration specialist, is the latest vendor to join the Presto Foundation, which is shepherding the popular open source distributed SQL query engine. Presto was launched by Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

Why Every Python Developer Will Love Ray

There are many reasons why Python has emerged as the number one language for data science. It's easy to get started and relatively forgiving for beginners, yet it's also powerful and extensible enough for experts to take Read more…

Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World

Alluxio was conceived at Cal Berkeley's AMPLab as a virtualization layer that eliminates barriers between data silos, and allows users to access remote data as if it were local. With today's launch of Alluxio 2.0, the te Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. With that said Read more…

Meet Ray, the Real-Time Machine-Learning Replacement for Spark

Researchers at UC Berkeley's RISELab have developed a new distributed framework designed to enable Python-based machine learning and deep learning workloads to execute in real-time with MPI-like power and granularity. Ca Read more…

RISELab Takes Flight at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley yesterday officially launched the RISELab, the successor to the highly successful AMPLab that produced superstar open source technologies like Apache Spark and Apache Mesos. There's no telling what, if any, R Read more…

RISELab Replaces AMPLab with Secure, Real-Time Focus

UC Berkeley AMPLab will shut its doors in December after six years of delivering major technological innovations like Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, and Alluxio. Taking its place is the RISELab, which will focus its efforts Read more…

Über File System from Alluxio Gaining Enterprise Traction

It took several years, but now we're starting to see multi-hundred-node deployments of Alluxio, the distributed in-memory file system that was developed alongside Spark and Mesos at Cal Berkeley's AMPlab. By greasing the Read more…

Meet Alluxio, the Distributed File System Formerly Known as Tachyon

Today marks the availability of Alluxio 1.0, the first major release of the memory-centric, virtual distributed file system formerly known as Tachyon. The graduate of UC Berkeley's AMPLab is already being used to manage Read more…

AMPLab Releases Succinct, A New Way to Query Data in Spark

The folks at UC Berkeley's' AMPLab are starting to talk publicly about Succinct, a fast new in-memory data store aimed at enabling users to query large amounts of compressed data, in a fast and direct fashion. Early test Read more…

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