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Presto Newsletter – October 2018

Welcome to the fourth issue of the Presto Newsletter, a monthly round up of news and events relevant to the Presto community.

Webcast: Securing Presto
November 1 webcast on Presto security features & best practices – authentication, authorization, encryption.

November 8-9: Presto at DataEngConf NYC
Fast SQL on Anything talk presented by Starburst co-founder and CTO, Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski.

October 25: Boston Data @Scale – Presto Pursuit of Performance
Andrii Rosa of Facebook and Matt Fuller of Starburst present a deep dive on Presto architecture & performance.

Presto News & Knowledge

Securing Presto with Apache Ranger
Enforcing role-based access control for Presto using Apache Ranger and Presto Enterprise.

Querying Data Streams with Apache Pulsar SQL
Using a Presto Pulsar Connector to query streams of data in Apache Pulsar.

Uber’s Big Data Platform: 100+ Petabytes with Minute Latency
The evolution of Uber’s big data platform, now running 100,000 Presto queries per day.

Presto Use Case at Myntra
India-based e-retail giant talks about their Presto-based data platform.

Modern Data Lake with Minio: Part 1
Part 1 of a 2-part article on building a data lake on object storage, accessed by Presto or Spark.

Releases & New Features 

Starburst Presto 208e released
New Presto features! Role-based access control, encryption, and other new security features. New Oracle connector, performance & stability improvements, and more.

Engineers Corner 

Data Engineering Podcast on Iceberg
Interview with Ryan Blue, developer of Iceberg, a new open source table layout for cloud object stores.

Presto connector for Iceberg PR 
Github pull request for an Iceberg plug in for Presto.