Alluxio Broadens Data Access and Security in Latest Release

Alluxio, the developer of the open source data orchestration platform for data driven workloads such as large-scale analytics and AI/ML, is releasing version 2.8 of its Data Orchestration Platform, featuring enhanced interface support for the Amazon S3 REST API; security improvements for sensitive applications with strict encryption compliance and regulatory requirements; and strengthened automated data movement functionality across heterogeneous storage systems.

Alluxio 2.8 enhances S3 API compatibility, so onboarding and managing Alluxio on existing large data pipelines becomes much easier.

As a major enhancement to enterprise-grade security, Alluxio 2.8 adds features to support server-side encryption capabilities for securing and governing data.

Data migration is a major challenge for organizations having data stored cross-vendors, cross-clouds, or cross-regions. Alluxio 2.8 improves reliability of data movement across heterogeneous storage systems with enhanced usability of policy-based data management and high availability.

“The support for S3 API is significant, making Alluxio much more accessible to a huge number of customers,” said Adit Madan, director of product management, Alluxio. “Together, our rich set of S3, HDFS and POSIX APIs enables true storage-agnostic and multi-cloud deployments. The data migration capabilities further eliminate vendor lock-in and provide organizations with the flexibility to choose whatever they want to run their applications or store their data.”

 Alluxio 2.8 Community and Enterprise Edition features new capabilities, including:

  • Enhanced S3 API with Metadata Tagging
  • Data Encryption for Enterprise-grade Security
  • Data Movement Across Heterogeneous Storage Systems

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