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Free Presto Book to Support the Community

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Free Presto Book to Support the Community

As you probably know, Starburst is one of the main contributors and sponsors of the Presto open source project and the community around Presto. This takes on many forms including having Dain, David and Martin on board at Starburst and developing out in the open source project every day. It also includes many of us…

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Starburst 332-e Release

by Tom N. Another quarter, another huge release from our engineering team here at Starburst. The main focus of this release is performance and security. This major release combines features that have been contributed back to the open source project as well as curated for Starburst Enterprise Presto customers. For more information on this major…

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How a Telecommunications Giant Established Universal Data Access

  Our customer base has been growing quickly, and we’re excited to share a case study highlighting one of our largest clients, a telecommunications giant.  This Fortune 100 company serves more than 20 million subscribers, and ingests and retains tremendous volumes of data across various platforms. The company collects daily viewing data in Hadoop, while…

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Podcast: Justin Borgman Interviews with The VentureFizz Podcast

Our CEO & Co-Founder, Justin Borgman, was recently interviewed for the 169th episode of The VentureFizz Podcast. Listen (below) as host, Keith Cline, and Justin discuss the explosion of data and how Starburst is helping companies get control and leverage their data in a faster, more efficient way. Topics covered in this podcast include: A…

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Why Starburst is offering free software to COVID-19 Researchers

  We’re all in this together. Whether you’re concerned about yourself, your loved ones, or our economy – everyone is watching the news as they try to work from home. If you’re like me, you’re working in a closet with kids screaming in the background while you try to take phone calls. It’s not ideal,…

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The Presto Summit SF is back in 2020!

  Join the Presto Community on May 21st at The Commonwealth Club  The second edition of The Presto Summit SF will bring together 300+ of the top Presto contributors, companies looking to learn more about Presto, and a community of partners that help companies successfully deploy & manage Presto. We’ll be joined by 20+ great…

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Presto at Pinterest

Article reposted from Medium with permission from the author,  Ashish Singh | Pinterest Engineer, Data Engineering As a data-driven company, many critical business decisions are made at Pinterest based on insights from data. These insights are powered by the Big Data Platform team, which enables others within the company to process petabytes of data to…

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Starburst Secrets – Hiding Sensitive Presto Credentials

by Tom N. Update from April 2020: With the release of Starburst Enterprise Presto 332-e the secrets support has changed to use environment variables. More information can be found in the updated documentation.  As Presto continues to rapidly become the SQL engine of choice powering the modern big data consumption layer, security is at the…

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2019 in Review: Fueled up and ready to go

  What happened in 2019? 2019 was a big year for Starburst. Today we shared some of our major accomplishments: 6X customer & revenue growth. This puts Starburst on par with the growth trajectory of some of the most successful software businesses in history.  We raised one of the largest Series A investment rounds in…

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NYC Presto Summit (2019) Recap

Presentation Slides Presentation Videos This past week the Presto Summit made its East Coast debut in New York City. The Presto Summit, the foremost event for the open source SQL engine, Presto and its community, was hosted on December 11th, 2019 at The New York Academy of Sciences. The event was co-hosted by the Presto…

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