Expedia Group has implemented Alluxio to federate cross-region data lakes in AWS. Alluxio unifies geo-distributed data silos without replication, enabling consistent and high performance with ~50% reduced costs. This case study highlights: Expedia’s modernized data platform with central data lake and the challenges it faces Why this company chose Alluxio to unify cross-region data lake … Continued
Tag: data silos
Over the years of working in the big data and machine learning space, we frequently hear from data engineers that the biggest obstacle to extracting value from data is being able to access the data efficiently. Data silos, isolated islands of data, are often viewed by data engineers as the key culprit or public enemy №1. There have been many attempts to do away with data silos, but those attempts themselves have resulted in yet another data silo, with data lakes being one such example. Rather than attempting to eliminate data silos, we believe the right approach is to embrace them.