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Starburst Raises $22M To Enable Enterprises To Analyze Anything, Anywhere

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Starburst Raises $22M To Enable Enterprises To Analyze Anything, Anywhere

Already profitable, Starburst adds Presto creators to the team and accelerates development of enterprise offering   BOSTON, Nov. 20, 2019 – Starburst announced today that it has raised $22 million in Series A financing to invest in redefining the modern data warehouse architecture with its enterprise-ready Presto offering. The round—one of the largest Series A…

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Starburst, Twitter, and Presto Software Foundation to Host Big Data Innovators at Annual Presto Summit

Presto Summit 2019 will feature keynote addresses by industry leaders from Comcast, Criteo, GrubHub, LinkedIn, Lyft, Netflix, Nordstrom, and Twitter   BOSTON (PRWEB) JUNE 06, 2019 Starburst, the Presto company, today announced it will co-host the annual Presto Summit with the Presto Software Foundation at Twitter in San Francisco at 9 a.m. PT on Thursday, June…

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New Starburst Presto Enterprise Solution Provides Analytics at Scale; Brings Together Disparate Datasets into One View

Data architects can now provide agile data access for applications and end users regardless of underlying data lakes or data warehouse infrastructure     BOSTON, March 6, 2019 – Starburst Data, the Presto company, today announced new features for Starburst Presto Enterprise, an agnostic SQL engine that powers the fastest queries available for large and…

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Starburst Enterprise Adds Critical Security Features to Presto

Integrates Apache Ranger and Apache Sentry for Role-Based Access Control Boston, October 3, 2018 – Starburst, the Presto company, today announced the availability of Starburst Presto Enterprise, a Presto distribution with extra security features including Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), ensuring users can only query the data they are authorized to access. These security enhancements will…

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Starburst Presto Added to Microsoft Azure HDInsight

Starburst Enhances HDInsight with High-Performance, Interactive SQL BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Starburst, the Presto company, today announced the release of Starburst Presto for Azure HDInsight, and that this new Azure-optimized version of Presto is now available in the Azure Marketplace. Customers can install Presto on Microsoft Azure HDInsight clusters. Presto is a…

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Starburst and 451 Research Hosting Presto Webinar on July 18

Online Session to Review Presto Development Trends, New Data Architectures and Deployments BOSTON, July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Starburst, the Presto company, today announced it is co-hosting a webinar with 451 Research titled “Separating Query from Storage in BI and Analytics: The Presto Story.” The online session will take place at 10:45 a.m. ET on Wednesday,…

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Starburst and Facebook Host Inaugural Presto Summit on July 16

All-Day Event to Showcase Production Case Studies, Development Roadmap, New Connectors and More BOSTON, July 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Starburst, the Presto company, today announced the Inaugural Presto Summit, co-hosted by the open source query engine’s developer Facebook at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on July 16. The all-day event will feature user…

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Starburst Releases Cloud-Optimized Presto for Amazon AWS

Enables High-Performance Business Intelligence and SQL Analytics in the Cloud Boston, June 19, 2018 — Starburst, the Presto company, today announced its AWS Marketplace offering for Presto, enabling Business Intelligence (BI) and SQL analytics in Amazon’s cloud platform. Using Starburst’s cloud-optimized Presto along with Apache Superset, or popular BI tools, users can perform analytics and…

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Starburst’s Query Optimizer for Presto Enables 10-15x Faster Queries

Starburst, the Presto company, today released its Enterprise Distribution of Presto, Version 195e, with the open source query engine’s first Cost-Based Optimizer (CBO). The company also introduced PrestoCare™, Starburst’s managed service offering for customers that want to leverage the power of Presto without the administrative burden.
“Leading internet companies including Facebook, Airbnb, Netflix, Twitter and Uber already benefit from Presto’s performance, but Starburst’s new CBO is another giant leap forward for this open source project,” said Justin Borgman, co-founder at Starburst. “Internal performance testing and customer benchmarking show a greater than 10x performance improvement for many analytical queries such as those in TPC-H and TPC-DS.”

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Building Presto Business No Magic Trick for Starburst

When it comes to next-gen SQL query engines, there’s no shortage of players jockeying for a starting role on big Hadoop clusters and in the cloud. While the Hives, Impalas, Drills, and Spark SQLs of the world have loyal fan bases, one competitor worth keeping an eye on is Presto, which has journeyman SQL credentials and commercial backing from an outfit called Starburst.

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