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From Wes McKinney <>
Subject Re: Building PyArrow wheel for AWS Graviton2 (ARMv8) - Gist
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:57:53 GMT
hi Elad -- I think we'd be interested in having portable aarch64
wheels for Linux, see Would you be able
to post this information on there to help with the process?


On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 3:21 AM Elad Rosenheim <> wrote:
> Hi,
> AWS are touting ~20% lower cost and (potentially) increased performance for their own
ARM-based line (cg6<x> instance family) compared to current-gen instances (c5 family).
> Turns out that compiling a Python wheel for PyArrow on Amazon Linux 2 + Graviton is pretty
straightforward, here's a gist I've created:
> My own (very non-comprehensive) test showed essentially similar performance to current-gen
Intel, but the price difference alone is interesting and in big data workloads can be significant.
> Hope that helps anyone down the line; I'll probably try to run more benchmarks.
> Elad Rosenheim

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