This blog explores an innovative platform with Presto as the computing engine and Alluxio as a data orchestration layer between Presto and S3 storage, to support online services with instantaneous response within the gaming industry. The preliminary results show that Presto with Alluxio outperforms S3 significantly in all cases.Alluxio with metadata caching shows up to 5.9x performance gain when handling large numbers of small files.
ANNOUNCING ALLUXIO 2.4 – ADVANCING HYBRID AND MULTI CLOUD DATA ORCHESTRATION
For Analytics and Machine Learning in any Cloud
Alluxio enables compute
Bring your data close to compute.
Make your data local to compute workloads for Spark caching, Presto caching, Hive caching and more.
Make your data accessible.
No matter if it sits on-prem or in the cloud, HDFS or S3, make your files and objects accessible in many different ways.
Make your data as elastic as compute.
Effortlessly orchestrate your data for compute in any cloud, even if data is spread across multiple clouds.
“zero-copy” burst user spotlight: walmart
Why Walmart chose Alluxio’s “Zero-Copy” burst solution:
- No requirement to persist data into the cloud
- Improved query performance and no network hops on recurrent queries
- Lower costs without the need for creating data copies
Featured Use Cases and Deployments
Zero-copy hybrid bursting with no app changes to intelligently make remote data accessible in the public cloud.
Zero-copy bursting across data centers for Presto, Spark, and Hive with no app changes on data stored in HDFS.
Interact with Alluxio in any stack
Pick a compute. Pick a storage. Alluxio just works.
// Using Alluxio as input and output for RDD scala> sc.textFile("alluxio://master:19998/Input") scala> rdd.saveAsTextFile("alluxio://master:19998/Output") // Using Alluxio as input and output for Dataframe scala> df = sqlContext.read.parquet("alluxio://master:19998/Input.parquet") scala> df.write.parquet("alluxio://master:19998/Output.parquet”)
-- Pointing Table location to Alluxio hive> CREATE TABLE u_user ( userid INT, age INT) ROW FORMAT DELIMITED FIELDS TERMINATED BY '|' LOCATION 'alluxio://master:port/table_data';
Create and Query table stored in Alluxio hbase(main):001:0> create 'test', 'cf' hbase(main):002:0> list ‘test'
# Accessing Alluxio after mounting Alluxio service to local file system $ ls /mnt/alluxio_mount $ cat /mnt/alluxio_mount/mydata.txt
powered by alluxio
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