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Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World

Jul 11, 2019 |

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 technology has evolved to the next stage, with a focus on simplifying data engineering in today’s emerging multi-cloud and hybrid cloud paradigms. Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Jul 3, 2019 |

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That’s one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data — Read more…

Über File System from Alluxio Gaining Enterprise Traction

Oct 26, 2016 |

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. Read more…

Is Spinning Disk Going Extinct? Experts Weigh In

Oct 25, 2016 |

There’s no doubt about it: Spinning disk is getting squeezed. As fast solid state drives (SSDs) get cheaper and tape drives get bigger, the sweet spot where spinning hard disk drives (HDDs) make sense gets smaller every year. Read more…

Meet Alluxio, the Distributed File System Formerly Known as Tachyon

Feb 23, 2016 |

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 petabytes of production storage at companies like Barclays, Alibaba, and Baidu, and now its creator, Haoyuan Li, says Alluxio is ready to spread its wings in the bigger big data world. Read more…

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Alluxio’s Storage Layer Gains Traction in China

Nov 27, 2017 |

Alluxio, the storage layer startup already working with some of China’s largest cloud and Internet providers, is expanding its reach with a deal to supply its memory-centric virtual distributed file system to one of China’s largest financial investment firms. Read more…

Huawei, Startup Collaborate on Big Data Object Storage

Sep 1, 2016 |

Chinese networking giant Huawei has collaborated with a University of California at Berkeley spinoff on a big data storage acceleration platform with the goals of boosting the performance of analytics and other applications while extending analytics to a broader customer base. Read more…

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