Tech Talk: Accelerating analytics with EMR on your S3 data lake

EMR has become a widely used service to run big data analytics in the public cloud. But issues around slow/inconsistent EMR performance due to S3 data lakes creates challenges for organizations. 

Alluxio is a data orchestration layer for the cloud that increases performance of analytic workloads running on AWS EMR using S3 as the storage. 

Join us for this webinar where we will show you how to set up EMR Spark and Hive with Alluxio so jobs can seamlessly read from and write to your S3 data lake. You’ll see the performance gains with Alluxio in your EMR/S3 stack.

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Tech Talk: Accelerating Spark with Kubernetes

Kubernetes is widely used across enterprises to orchestrate computation. And while Kubernetes helps improve flexibility and portability for computation in public/hybrid cloud environments across infrastructure providers, running data-intensive workloads can be challenging.

When it comes to efficiently moving data closer to Spark or Presto frameworks, co-locating data with these frameworks and accessing data from multiple or remote clouds is hard to do. That’s where Alluxio, an open source data orchestration platform, can help.

Alluxio enables data locality with your Spark and Presto workloads for faster performance and better data accessibility in Kubernetes. It also provides portability across storage providers.

In this on demand tech talk we’ll give a quick overview of Alluxio and the use cases it powers for Spark/Presto in Kubernetes. We’ll show you how to set up Alluxio and Spark/Presto to run in Kubernetes as well.

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Tech Talk: Alluxio 2.0 Deep Dive – Simplifying data access for cloud workloads

Alluxio 2.0 is the most ambitious platform upgrade since the inception of Alluxio with greatly expanded capabilities to empower users to run analytics and AI workloads on private, public or hybrid cloud infrastructures leveraging valuable data wherever it might be stored. 

This release, now available for download, includes many advancements that will allow users to push the limits of their data-workloads in the cloud. 

In this tech talk, we will introduce the key new features and enhancements such as:

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