Eric Anderson (@ericmander) hosts Haoyuan Li (@haoyuan), also known as H.Y., creator of Spark Streaming as well as the open source data orchestration system, Alluxio. H.Y. founded Alluxio, Inc. to further develop the research project that he first created as a doctoral student at UC Berkeley’s AMPLab. Listen to today’s episode to learn more about how H.Y. identified an opportunity to disrupt cloud storage with an open source project as his Ph.D. thesis.
In this episode we discuss:
- H.Y.’s analysis of the data storage industry’s cyclical history
- How H.Y. balanced academics with the Alluxio community
- The 3 types of Alluxio contributors
- Use cases for Alluxio