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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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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

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Speeding Up the Atlas Supercomputing Platform with Fluid + Alluxio

Unisound is an artificial intelligence company focusing on Internet of Things services. Unisound’s AI technology stacks include the perception and expression capabilities of signals, voices, images, and texts, and the cognitive technologies such as knowledge, understanding, analysis, and decision-making, towards a multi-modal AI system. Atlas is the supercomputing platform supporting all kinds of AI applications including model training and reasoning inferencing. 

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Building High-Performance Data Lake Using Apache Hudi and Alluxio at T3Go

How T3Go’s high-performance data lake using Apache Hudi and Alluxio shortened the time for data ingestion into the lake by up to a factor of 2. Data analysts using Presto, Hudi, and Alluxio in conjunction to query data on the lake saw queries speed up by 10 times faster.

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Data Consistency Model in Alluxio

When applications are only reading and writing through Alluxio, the Alluxio file system provides strong consistency. However, when clients are writing data across both Alluxio and under storage, the consistency depends on the Alluxio write type and under storage type. This article discusses what to expect in each scenario.

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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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