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Alipay: Optimizing Alluxio for Efficient Large-Scale Training on Billions of Files

Chuanying Chen, Senior Software Engineer at Ant Group, provides a deep dive into the practices of optimizing Alluxio for reliable, scalable, and high-performance large-scale training on billions of files. 1. Background Ant Group, formerly known as Ant Financial, is an affiliate company of the Chinese conglomerate Alibaba Group. The group owns the world’s largest mobile … Continued

“Data Access as a Service” at Shopee: Using Alluxio to Accelerate Interactive Queries and Enhance Developer Experience with Flexible APIs

Shopee is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia. In this blog, Tianbao Ding and Haoning Sun from Shopee’s data infrastructure team share their project on query acceleration and “Data Access as a Service.” They describe how Shopee leverages Alluxio to improve Trino query performance by ~55% and how Alluxio enhances developer experience by providing … Continued

What’s Next for Data Analytics, AI, and Cloud in 2023?

Originally published on vmblog.com: https://vmblog.com/archive/2022/12/27/alluxio-2023-predictions-what-s-next-for-data-analytics-ai-and-cloud-in-2023.aspx As we enter 2023, the world of analytics, AI, and cloud is entering an exciting new phase, with a wide range of innovations and developments set to reshape the landscape. Below are some trends that will have the most impact in the coming year. Trend 1: Cloud cost optimization is … Continued