This article introduces the design and implementation of metadata storage in Alluxio Master, either on heap and off heap (based on RocksDB).
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Learn how Alluxio uses Apache Ranger’s centralized access policies to control access to virtual paths in the Alluxio virtual file system and enforce existing access policies for the HDFS under stores.
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Alluxio 2.8 expands data access & security for data-driven applications in heterogeneous environments – Enhanced S3 API, data encryption & policy-driven data management, and more.
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
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Alluxio, the developer of the open source data orchestration platform for data driven workloads such as large-scale analytics and AI/ML, announced the immediate availability of version 2.8 of its Data Orchestration Platform.
The Alluxio 2.8 version focuses on the S3 API, enterprise-grade security, scalability and observability in data migration. Enhanced S3 API makes managing Alluxio easier than ever. Features such as encryption at rest and policy-driven data management further improve Alluxio’s functionality to support enterprise customers.
Today, many organizations are running a multitude of data-driven applications and data platforms that span multiple geographic regions and across heterogeneous environments – public, … Continued
Raft is an algorithm for state machine replication as a way to ensure high availability (HA) and fault tolerance. This blog shares how Alluxio has moved to a Zookeeper-less, built-in Raft-based journal system as a HA implementation.
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