Alluxio 2.8 Release

The latest Alluxio 2.8 release focuses on S3 API, enterprise-grade security, scalability, and observability in data migration. This release features enhanced S3 API with metadata tagging, better stability and scalability for training workloads, data encryption, and delegated tokens for AssumeRole and data migration across heterogeneous storage systems. Alluxio 2.8 is available for both the open source Community Edition and Alluxio Enterprise Edition. Download here.

Community Event | Alluxio Day XII features Websec, Shopee and Alluxio | Webinar Replay

Alluxio Day XII featured open source contributors and Presto users from Shopee, Websec, plus Alluxio core maintainers. Learn how Shopee leverages Alluxio to accelerate Presto query, tips for securing your open source project from Websec co-founder, and how to use Alluxio on Kubernetes to solve challenges with traditional setup in AI/ML environments. Session replays now available on-demand.

From Zookeeper to Raft: How Alluxio Stores File System State with High Availability and Fault Tolerance

The engineering blog of this month, by Alluxio’s Software Engineer, Tyler Crain, shares the story of Alluxio moving from Zookeeper to Raft based file system high-availability implementation. This blog explains why a replicated state machine is necessary and how Alluxio leverages it.


Alluxio Israel Meetup Talk – May 17, 2022 | Virtual Event

Big Data Demystified is hosting a virtual Israel meetup. This talk features community contributor and hands-on architecture consultant, Alexander Leibzon, who will share his experience as an Alluxio user. Register now to hear more about this use case.

Alluxio Product School Series | Data  Governance Best Practice – May 26, 2022 | Virtual Event

Alluxio supports using Apache Ranger to manage and enforce access to directories and files. In this webinar, Alluxio’s Lead Solution Engineer, Gregory Palmer, explains how to use Apache Ranger for Alluxio authorization in two ways. Join us at our 3rd Product School with live Q&A session. 

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Orchestrating Data for Machine Learning Pipelines

machine learning     AI   

Alluxio founding member and VP of Open Source, Bin Fan, describes a new approach for more efficient data pipelines for end-to-end machine learning with ML frameworks such as TensorFlow and PyTorch in Kubernetes environments. Check out the latest approaches and best practices.

Solution Brief | Simplify and Accelerate Your Geo-Distributed Analytics Platform at Scale

analytics     data architecture    multi-cloud  

We partnered with NetApp StorageGrid to offer a joint solution to help you build a modern data architecture for hybrid and multi-cloud. Learn about how to keep up with evolving requirements, avoid data silos across geographic regions, and optimize storage costs while maximizing performance.


⇩ Spark with Alluxio Overview – Pair Spark with Alluxio to Modernize Your Data Platform

⇩ Presto with Alluxio Overview – Architecture Evolution for Interactive Queries

⇩ Accelerating Machine Learning / Deep Learning in the Cloud: Architecture and Benchmark

⇩ Alluxio Use Cases Overview


Xi Chen is a software engineer at Tencent. He is a development engineer in the data storage team, with an expertise in distributed storage such as Ceph and Alluxio. His team provides highly available and scalable next-generation storage services for the company. Xi is a contributing member of Alluxio open source project and has been very active on Alluxio GitHub platform. Xi has recently become Alluxio’s Power Champion of 2022 and the core team appreciates his contribution!

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