Alluxio is a developer of open source data orchestration software for large-scale analytics and AI/ML workloads.

Alluxio moves data closer to big data and machine learning compute frameworks in any cloud across clusters, regions, clouds and countries, providing memory-speed data access to files and objects.

Alluxio was initially started by Haoyuan Li at UC Berkeley's AMPLab in 2013, and open sourced in 2014. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California. 


Alluxio enables data teams to separate compute from storage while bringing data closer to compute for analytics and AI/ML workloads spanning clouds, clusters, and regions.


Alluxio can be deployed on-premise, in the cloud (e.g. Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Compute Engine), or a hybrid cloud environment. It can run on bare-metal or in a containerized environments such as Kubernetes, Docker, Apache Mesos.


Alluxio's open source data orchestration technology used by eight of the ten largest Internet companies including Facebook, Airbnb, Uber, Alibaba, Tencent, and Bytedance, with many more of the largest enterprises running Alluxio in production.


Alluxio is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Seven Seas Partners, Volcanics Ventures, and others. The company raised $50M in Series C round on Nov 16, 2021. This brings Alluxio's total funding to $73M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $73M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Mateo
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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