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Starburst and 451 Research Hosting Presto Webinar on July 18

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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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Starburst Accelerates Presto Adoption for Fast, Interactive Queries of Big Data

Starburst, the enterprise Presto company, today announced the public availability of the Starburst Distribution of Presto. The company will provide enterprise-grade support to the rapidly growing Presto user base, while remaining focused on accelerating the development of the Presto engine through continued contributions to the open source Presto project.
Starburst was founded by a team of veteran distributed database system developers and open source enthusiasts, and includes the largest number of Presto committers outside of Facebook, the original creators of the technology.  Previously, the team led the Presto initiative at Teradata and will continue to support Teradata customers as a new independent company.

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