Paras Jain and Sarah Wooders on Skyplane, an inter-cloud broker for data-intensive applications.
Paras Jain and Sarah Wooders are graduate students at UC Berkeley’s Sky Computing Lab. They are part of the team behind Skyplane, and open source project that accelerates wide-area transfers in the cloud via overlay routing and parallelism. Skyplane moves terabytes of data reliably and efficiently (>20Gbps) at up to 4x lower costs.
Interview highlights – key sections from the video version:
- What is Skyplane?
- Who is using Skyplane and how are they using it?
- How does one use Skyplane?
- Skyplane’s secret sauce
- Encryption and data transfers
- Skyplane and machine learning workloads
- Skyplane roadmap
- Sky storage
- Support for other cloud platforms
- A video version of this conversation is available on our YouTube channel.
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[Image: Skyplane, used with permission.]