Presto Newsletter – November 2020
Welcome to the 28th issue of the Presto Newsletter. Tell your friends to sign up to get relevant news for the Presto community.
Events & Webinars
Webinar – Melt Away High Cloud Data Warehouse Costs – (November 12 @ 1pm ET, 10am PT)
In this webinar Starburst experts, Tom Nats, Director of Customer Solutions, and Dan Brault, Director of Product Marketing, take a deep dive into Cloud Data Warehouses and how Starburst Enterprise will save you time and money.
Free Training – Presto First Step – (November 16 @ 1pm ET, 10am PT)
Join expert Manfred Moser for a hands-on introductory overview of Presto. Through concise demonstrations and interactive exercises, you’ll learn how to run a Presto cluster for production usage, how to configure catalogs to connect data sources, and how to use various tools to query data. You’ll leave with everything you need to get started with this powerful query engine.
Webinar – Weaving a Modern Analytical Data Fabric with Teradata QueryGrid and Presto – (November 17 @ 1pm ET, 10am PT)
Join Teradata CTO and Starburst CTO as they discuss how companies can connect and modernize their analytical environments with Teradata Vantage, Teradata QueryGrid and Starburst Enterprise Presto.
Data+AI Summit Europe – Presto: Fast SQL-on-Anything – (November 17)
Hear Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski, Starburst CTO, as he discusses how Presto enables query-time correlations between Delta Lake, Snowflake, and Elasticsearch to drive interactive BI analytics across disparate datasets.
Presto Conference Online – Tokyo 2020 – (November 20)
Virtual TechTalk Summits
Join Starburst & TechTalk Summits for an engaging set of discussions and networking, including Starburst Co-founder & CEO, Justin Borgman, on how to achieving fast analytics across your entire data architecture. This will be followed by an exclusive wine tasting for all attendees.
Presto News & Knowledge
Everybody is capturing more and more data, and the insights gained from understanding that data and working with it can make or break the success of any initiative, or even a company. Additionally, the options for storing this data have expanded. This is where Presto comes in.
One of the most confusing aspects when starting with Presto is the Hive connector. The Hive connector is what you use in Presto for reading data from object storage that is organized according to the rules laid out by Hive, without using the Hive runtime code. Read more to find out why it is important, and exactly how to use it to its full potential.
Starburst is very excited to announce Starburst Enterprise Presto is now available in Azure Marketplace. This completes our journey of availability in all major clouds, as Azure joins recent announcements of Starburst availability on AWS, Google Cloud, and Red Hat Marketplaces.
Zalando SE is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle. When Zalando decided to transition to an AWS cloud data lake, the company needed to give its buyers and business analysts a more efficient way to extract value from this data. Zalando deployed Starburst Enterprise Presto for its cost savings, fine-grained security, enterprise support, and superior performance.
Each of these training sessions covers critical topics for scaling Presto to more users and use cases, beyond the basics. This is your opportunity to learn directly from the co-creators of Presto – David Phillips, Martin Traverso, and Dain Sundstrom. The sessions include:
- Using Advanced SQL Features in Presto
- Understanding and Tuning Presto Query Processing
- Securing Presto
- Configuring & Tuning Presto Performance
Presto Releases & New Features
Try Presto on Azure Today
Did you know?
✅ Food and Beverage Giant Chooses Presto on Azure
✅ Presto Community has a Developer Advocate: Meet Brian
✅ Want a quick demonstration of Presto? Watch the Starburst On-Demand Demo.
✅ Presto: The Definitive Guide by O’Reilly is still available for free courtesy of Starburst (a $50 value).