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VC Ben Horowitz Dishes on Hadoop, AI, and Data Culture

Sep 9, 2020 |

Don’t mistake Ben Horowitz as big fan of Hadoop. “The product was just never good,” the noted venture capitalist said today in a wide-ranging fireside chat with Sisu CEO Peter Bailis during the Future Data Conference. Read more…

How Facebook Accelerates SQL at Extreme Scale

Aug 31, 2020 |

Serving SQL queries on a petabyte of data is one thing, but delivering it at Facebook’s scale is something else entirely. Earlier this year, the social media giant implemented the Alluxio distributed file system into its massive data architecture to speed up queries, while maintaining the separation of compute and storage. Read more…

Alluxio Claims 5X Query Speedup by Optimization Data for Compute

Mar 11, 2020 |

Ever since Alluxio emerged from the AMPLab, its focus as a data orchestration layer has been to grease the wheels for data initiatives by making remotely stored data appear to be stored locally. Read more…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. Read more…

Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

Dec 23, 2019 |

With just over a week left on the 2019 calendar, it’s now time for predictions. We’ll run several stories featuring the 2020 predictions of industry experts and observers in the field. Read more…

News In Brief

Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

Feb 20, 2020 |

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…

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…

This Just In

Alluxio Announces Record Growth for 1H 2020 in Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Data Orchestration

Aug 12, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration system, announced it has closed 1H 2020 with sales growth of more than 650% over 1H 2019. Read more…

Alluxio Launches Enhanced Hybrid Cloud Solution Based on Intel Optane Persistent Memory

Apr 28, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 28, 2020 –Alluxio, developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, announced a go-to-market solution in collaboration with Intel to offer an in-memory acceleration layer with 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane persistent memory (PMem). Read more…

Alluxio Expands Funding to $23M to Increase Investment in Hybrid Cloud Data Orchestration

Apr 16, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 16, 2020 – Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, announced it has extended its Series B financing to $15.5 million, co-led by new investor Volcanics Ventures and existing investor a16z, with participation from technology entrepreneurs Isilon Founder Sujal Patel and YY Founding CTO Tony Zhao, and existing investor Seven Seas Partners. Read more…

Alluxio Unveils its Alluxio Structured Data Service

Mar 11, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 11, 2020 – Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, announced the availability of Alluxio Structured Data Service (SDS) featuring a data Catalog Service and Transformation Service, two new major architectural components of its Data Orchestration Platform. Read more…

Alluxio Joins Linux Foundation’s Presto Foundation to Help Scale and Accelerate Presto Query Engine

Feb 24, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2020 — Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, today announced it has joined Linux Foundation’s Presto Foundation. Read more…

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