Tencent, based in China, is one of the largest technology companies in the world and a leader in sectors such as social networking, gaming, ecommerce, mobile, and web portal. Tencent News provides a rich, tailored news experience to over 100 million active monthly users. In order to meet the strict Service Level Agreements (SLAs) required by the business for optimal customer experience, the company turned to Alluxio for performance, predictability, and scalability.
Enterprises are adopting big data technologies to analyze and derive insight from their growing volumes of structured and unstructured data. A familiar problem is the requirement to analyze data from multiple independent storage silos concurrently. In order to consolidate the data, large enterprises typically use custom solutions or build a data lake. These approaches present additional challenges and can be costly and time consuming.
We briefly introduce Alluxio and present different ways Alluxio can help Spark jobs, along with best practices. We also discuss how Alluxio can be deployed and used with a Spark data processing pipeline in the cloud.
MesosCon Europe 2017 – Gene Pang discusses the architecture of Mesos, Spark and Alluxio to achieve an optimal architecture for enterprises.
In a real development environment our customers leverage ArcGIS to read and write geospatial data to a plethora of distributed data stores, such as Amazon S3, HDFS, or OpenStack Swift, and some of these data stores are not natively supported by the ArcGIS platform…
Strata Data Conference London 2017 – Learn about stream processing on Alluxio from real-world workloads at Qunar, as well as how to position Alluxio in the streaming architecture
In this talk, we briefly introduce Alluxio, present several ways how Alluxio can help Spark be more effective, show benchmark results with Spark RDDs & DataFrames, and describe production deployments with both Alluxio and Spark working together.
Scala by the Bay 2016 – Throughout our four-year history, Scala and Scale By the Bay is leading the way on evangelizing and understanding modern software architectures. We have the best set of them here, including Akka, Kafka, Spark, Finagle, Lagom, and so on. How do they come together in a SMACK / MIND Stack? What are the best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid? This panels of experienced practitioners will discuss and illuminate it all.
Strata+Hadoop 2016 – In the past year, the Alluxio project experienced a tremendous improvement in performance and scalability and was extended with key new features including tiered storage, transparent naming, and unified namespace. At the same time, the Alluxio ecosystem has expanded to include support for more under storage systems and computation frameworks.