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Architecting Data Orchestration: Four Use Cases

Originally published on Eckerson.com: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/architecting-data-orchestration-four-use-cases ABSTRACT: This blog explores four use cases for data orchestration and examples of the supporting architectural elements. Modern analytics projects rely on a hodgepodge of compute clusters, data stores, and pipelines, flung across countries and continents. Enterprises struggle to meet performance SLAs without replicating lots of data or moving and re-coding … Continued

Data Orchestration: Simplifying Data Access for Analytics

Originally published on Eckerson.com: https://www.eckerson.com/articles/data-orchestration-simplifying-data-access-for-analytics   The problem with data modernization initiatives is that they result in distributed datasets that impede analytics projects. As enterprises start their cloud migration journey, adopt new types of applications, data stores, and infrastructure, they still leave residual data in the original location. This results in far-flung silos that can be … Continued

Avoid Data Silos in Presto in Meta: the journey from Raptor to RaptorX

This blog was originally published in the Presto blog: https://prestodb.io/blog/2022/01/28/avoid-data-silos-in-presto-in-meta Alluxio: Rongrong Zhong Meta: James Sun, Ke Wang Raptor is a Presto connector (presto-raptor) that is used to power some critical interactive query workloads in Meta (previously Facebook). Though referred to in the ICDE 2019 paper Presto: SQL on Everything, it remains somewhat mysterious to many Presto users … Continued

How Trino and Alluxio Power Analytics at Razorpay

This blog was originally published in Razorpay Engineering Blog: https://engineering.razorpay.com/how-trino-and-alluxio-power-analytics-at-razorpay-803d3386daaf Razorpay is a large fintech company in India. Razorpay provides a payment solution that offers a fast, affordable, and secure way to accept and disburse payments online. On the engineering side, the availability and scalability of analytics infrastructure are crucial to providing seamless experiences to … Continued

Unifying Cross-region Access in the Cloud at Expedia Group — The Path Toward Data Mesh in the Brand World

This article shares the data platform practice at Expedia to federate cross-region data lakes spanning multiple geographic regions in the cloud. 1. Background Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) is an American online travel shopping company for consumer and small business travel. Expedia powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform, with industry-leading technology solutions to … Continued

When AI Meets Alluxio at Bilibili | Building an Efficient AI Platform for Data Preprocessing and Model Training

Lei Li, AI Platform Lead, and Zifan Ni, Senior Software Engineer from Bilibili, share how they applied Alluxio to their AI platform to increase training efficiency, as well as best practices including technical architecture and specific tuning tips Overview About Bilibili Bilibili (NASDAQ: BILI) is a leading video community with a mission to enrich the … Continued