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Founder Haoyuan Li was a Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley AMPLab when he built the beginnings of Alluxio (originally called Tachyon) with the mission to orchestrate data for all data driven applications. Today, in addition to running critical workloads for thousands of users across the world, Alluxio has a vibrant community that has made countless contributions to the open source project.

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Building a high-performance platform on AWS to support real-time gaming services using Presto and Alluxio

This blog explores an innovative platform with Presto as the computing engine and Alluxio as a data orchestration layer between Presto and S3 storage, to support online services with instantaneous response within the gaming industry. The preliminary results show that Presto with Alluxio outperforms S3 significantly in all cases.Alluxio with metadata caching shows up to 5.9x performance gain when handling large numbers of small files.

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Reducing large S3 API costs using Alluxio

This article described how engineers at datasapiens brought down S3 API costs by 200x by implementing Alluxio as a data orchestration layer between S3 and Presto.

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The Alluxio Open Source Contributors and Project Management Committee members come from a diverse and experienced background. The project members includes committers with decades of experience from Tencent, Google, Palantir, UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, IBM, Intel and JD.com.

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