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Exclusive Virtual Book Tour, hosted by Starburst

Presto O'Reilly Book Cover

Register for the event(s) that works for your schedule! Space is limited to 200 people per event.

June 10, 2020 | 1-2PM ET

Guest Moderator: Daniel Abadi,
Prof. of Computer Science, UMD

June 24, 2020 | 1-2PM CET

Guest Moderator: Tony Baer,

July 8, 2020 | 1-2PM AEST

Guest Moderator: Paco Nathan,
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Starburst launched a digital book tour to give everyone across the globe an opportunity to learn about Presto.

Eight years ago, while at Facebook, Martin Traverso, Dain Sundstrom, and David Phillips were tasked with solving the biggest of big data problems. The answer was Presto, created in 2012, and open-sourced in 2013.

Presto: The Definitive Guide virtual book tour includes:

  • An introduction to the book authors
  • An opportunity to meet the creators of Presto
  • An overview of why the book was created and what is


  • An Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) session with the book

    authors & Presto creators, moderated by a special guest speaker per event.

“Presto plays a key role in enabling analysis at Pinterest. This book covers Presto essentials, from use cases through how to run Presto at massive scale.”

Ashish Kumar Singh, Tech Lead, Big Data Query Processing Platform, Pinterest

Meet the Authors

Martin Traverso Presto Author

Martin Traverso

Martin Traverso is a co-creator of Presto and co-founder of Starburst

Matt Fuller Presto Author

Matt Fuller

Matt Fuller is a co-founder and VP, Product of Starburst

Manfred Moser Presto Author

Manfred Moser

Manfred Moser is a community advocate and engineer at Starburst