Paras Jain and Sarah Wooders on Skyplane, an inter-cloud broker for data-intensive applications.
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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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