A deep dive into caching in Presto


Presto is a popular, open source, distributed SQL engine that enables organizations to run interactive analytic queries on multiple data sources at a large scale. Caching is a typical optimization technique for improving Presto query performance. It provides significant performance and efficiency improvements for Presto platforms.

Uber takes the fast lane with Alluxio

Blocks & Files

Uber is using Alluxio’s virtual distributed file system to speed its Hadoop-based analytics processing by caching hot read data.

Heard on the Street – 8/24/2023


Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Executive Q&A: Controlling Cloud Egress Costs

TDWI Upside

As the cloud grows in popularity and its use expands, enterprises are finding that their cloud costs also expand, including little-understood egress costs. Adit Madan, director of products at Alluxio, sheds light on several best practices that can help you reduce these costs.

Fast and Efficient Hybrid Data Access with Alluxio | Episode #68

Great Things with Great Tech

We take a closer look at Alluxio, an open-source data orchestration technology that’s dramatically changing the field of analytics and AI for the cloud. Our guest, Adit Madan, Director of Product Management at Alluxio, guides us through their journey and how they’re shaping the future of data management.

Alluxio Featured Speaker and Bronze Sponsor at Data + AI Summit


Session will present data caching strategies for data analytics and AI; attend demonstration of its open source data platform in booth #29

Alluxio, the developer of the open source data platform that simplifies the management of large-scale analytics and AI/ML applications, today announced its participation at Data + AI Summit, taking place June 26 – 29, 2023 at Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA and virtually. Alluxio will also showcase its open source data platform in booth #29 during the event.

Navigating Cloud Costs and Egress: Insights on Enterprise Cloud Conversations

Cloud Data Insights

Cloud conversations are evolving. Where there was once optimism that the cloud offered “the solution” to digital transformation challenges, more companies now consider it to be merely one tool in the toolbox. As such, we’re seeing more willingness to dive into hard conversations about cloud costs and the types of cloud architectures best for enterprise needs. In this interview, Adit Madan, Director of Product Management at Alluxio discusses with Elisabeth Strenger of CDInsights the changing dynamics of cloud conversations at the enterprise level, with a focus on the increased attention given to cloud costs and spending predictability.