New release!  Alluxio 2.7 further strengthens Alluxio’s position as a key component for AI, Machine Learning, and deep learning in the cloud.


Alluxio Completed Series C Funding

We are thrilled to announce Series C financing of $50 million led by a leading global investment firm, along with participation from existing investors including Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Seven Seas Partners, and Volcanics Ventures.

More good news, we also expanded our Asia-Pacific presence with the opening of an office in Beijing, China. In the meantime, we’re hiring! See our open opportunities at the bottom of this newsletter.

Alluxio 2.7 Release

We are excited to announce the release of Alluxio 2.7 for both the open source Community Edition and Alluxio Enterprise Edition. This new release has led to 8-12x improved I/O efficiency for machine learning and AI training at significantly lower cost. Alluxio 2.7 also greatly enhances the scalability all the way from deployment to data loading.

You can download Alluxio 2.7 here. We want to thank the community for your valuable contributions to the Alluxio 2.7 release.


New Whitepaper | Architecting a Modern Data Platform  – Use Cases Overview

Thousands of companies leverage Alluxio at a large scale in production for modern data services. We have seen five common use cases to begin. With this overview, you will be able to tie this to your environment and workloads to identify the recommended architecture in the cloud, across data centers or a hybrid cloud. Start your own journey here.

Community Event | Alluxio Day VI
Featuring Facebook, Uber & creator of Hudi

The Alluxio Day online community event series is created to showcase use cases, expert tips, and collaborations with Alluxio users, and provides in-depth technical talks to help the Alluxio community members to learn from each other.  Missed the Alluxio Day VI live sessions? Re-watch the sessions now.

ApacheCon | Alluxio Data Orchestration for Machine Learning

Learn how Alluxio helps to speed up Machine Learning for TensorFlow and PyTorch applications from core maintainers on the Alluxio open source project. See how companies like Microsoft, Alibaba, and MOMO use Alluxio in production to solve their training challenges. Access the talk here.


With this over-subscribed Series C investment, Alluxio will continue fueling its rapid growth by investing in expanded product capabilities as well as scaling go-to-market and engineering operations across the globe. Check out over 20 job opportunities here.

Solutions Engineer | CA, United States

Solutions Engineer | United Kingdom

Software Engineer – Open Source | China


Congratulations to Yaolong Liu for being promoted as an Alluxio Open Source Project Committer! Yaolong Liu, is a Software Engineer at Tencent. He works in the Alluxio OTeam, focusing on Alluxio implementation in various scenarios of Tencent and the development of Alluxio core. Check out Yaolong’s latest presentation at Alluxio Office Hour (in Chinese) on Alluxio HA implementation principle and Alluxio throughput improvement case sharing.

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