Article: Alluxio Advances Analytics and AI with NVIDIA Accelerated Computing

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Alluxio Advances Analytics and AI with NVIDIA Accelerated Computing

Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, today announced the integration of RAPIDS Accelerator for Apache Spark 3.0 with the Alluxio Data Orchestration Platform to accelerate data access on NVIDIA accelerated computing clusters for computation of both analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) pipelines.

Validation testing of the integration for caching of large datasets and data availability for NVIDIA GPU processing showed 2x faster acceleration for a data analytics and business intelligence workload. At the same time, NVIDIA GPU clusters with Alluxio demonstrated 70% better return on investment (ROI) compared to CPU clusters.

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