About Juicedata

About Juicedata Inc.

Juicedata was founded in April 2017, and our flagship product, JuiceFS, is a high-performance distributed file system designed specifically for cloud environments. In October 2017, we launched JuiceFS Cloud Service, offering enterprises a fully-managed subscription-based file storage service. We serve nearly a hundred famous technology companies, such as MiniMax, ModelBest, Xiaohongshu, Momenta, Metabit Trading, Lepton AI, BentoML, and Diffus.

In January 2021, JuiceFS Community Edition was open sourced. Currently, our users span across more than 50 countries, with an increasing number of users sharing their experiences and use cases, joining our community roster.

Our team consists of senior architects, engineers, and solution experts with years of experience in the field of distributed systems. They previously worked in renowned high-tech companies such as Meta, Databricks, Alibaba, NetEase, Xiaohongshu, and Douban.

At its inception, Juicedata received joint investment from China Growth Capital and Tsingyuan Ventures.

Mission and Vision

Storage does not mean expensive hardware and complex maintenance work. Juicedata is committed to empowering every enterprise to easily tackle the challenges of massive data and high-performance workloads.

Products and Services

JuiceFS is the core product of Juicedata and designed for public cloud environments to share distributed POSIX file systems in large service clusters. With easy-to-use, on-demand scaling, global consistency, multiple redundancy, zero maintenance and other features, it is suitable for storage of various file types. JuiceFS provides services for scenarios like big data storage, backup, analysis, sharing, and global scheduling, providing customers with simple, efficient, reliable, and economical benefits while reducing total cost of ownership to 20% of traditional solutions. JuiceFS is the ideal storage solution for big data analytics, artificial intelligence, IoT, and other fields. In January 2021, JuiceFS was open sourced on GitHub.

Juicesync is a cross object storage data replication tool developed by Juicedata and available as open source under the terms of the Apache 2.0. Support local file system, Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure Block Storage, Alibaba Cloud OSS, Tencent Cloud COS, UCloud UFile, QingCloud QingStor, Kingsoft Cloud KS3, Baidu Cloud BOS, JD Cloud Object Storage, Qiniu, Backblaze B2, DigitalOcean Spaces and other global object storage service providers.

About Founders

Davies Liu
Davies Liu
Founder, and CEO of Juicedata

Graduated from Tsinghua University with a master's degree. Douban's early employees, during the 6 years of Douban, were responsible for the Douban infrastructure, developed the earliest open-source Key-Value storage Beansdb, and DPark (Python clone of Spark), and served as Apache Spark PMC. In 2013, he went to the Meta US headquarters to do HDFS research and development. In 2014, he joined Databricks, the world's leading big data computing service provider, as an early engineer, responsible for the research and development in big data computing and storage, helping Spark SQL achieve hundreds of times of performance improvement during this time.

Rui Su
Rui Su
Co-founder of Juicedata

Graduated from Xidian University. During his master's degree at Beihang University, he joined the Maxthon browser as an early engineer. In 2008, as a founding employee, he joined a non-profit organization named “1 kg more” and creatively combined the backpacking and rural education support to build an online community. This project won the Austrian Prix Arts Digital Community Gold Award and was the first Chinese project to receive the award. In 2010, he joined Douban and worked as Tech Lead. In 2014, he founded the O2O car service brand Kung Fu Car Wash. He served as the CEO to lead the team to complete two rounds of financing. In 2017, joined Juicedata to start a new pioneering journey.

Investor Testimonials

Data is the foundation of AI, and one of the top challenges for today's businesses is how to deal with larger, more dimensional, faster-growing data. Juicedata's technological innovations in data storage make storage management of different data types at the enterprise-class very easy, while significantly reducing overall storage costs. Prior to founding Juicedata, Davies had more than a decade of technical expertise and extensive practical experience in big data computing and storage. We are pleased to participate in support of Juicedata when it was founded, and expect Juicedata to bring best practices of advanced distributed storage management to more companies.

Jake Xie
Jake Xie
Investor, China Growth Capital

An increasing number of companies realized that data is the core asset and competitiveness of an enterprise. How to effectively collect, access, and manage the rapidly growing data becomes a new challenge. Juicedata's technology and product innovations better balance the management efficiency and cost of large-scale data storage, making it an ideal solution for building data lakes on the cloud. We are excited to help Juicedata bring innovative technologies and products to more companies to help them build a more efficient big data platform.

Dr. Jinlin Wang
Dr. Jinlin Wang
General Partner, Foothill Ventures