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Presto Benchmarks

Performance comparisons to help you plan your Presto deployment

Discover how well the Presto distributed SQL engine performs on different platforms, under different workloads, and against various alternatives.

These test results can help you make informed decisions on whether Presto is a good fit for your project, and how to configure a Presto deployment to handle different size workloads.

Presto vs. AWS EMR performance benchmark

Starburst Presto vs. AWS EMR Presto

Starburst Data developers ran the TPC-DS benchmark on Starburst Presto vs. AWS EMR Presto.

Starburst ran 18x faster and cost 85% less.

Presto vs. AWS EMR performance benchmark

Presto vs. Redshift performance benchmark graph

Starburst Presto vs. Redshift price performance

Concurrency Labs compared Starburst Presto and Redshift, using the TPC-H benchmark.

For comparable performance, the monthly cost of Starburst Presto was 45% less expensive.

Presto vs. Redshift performance benchmark

Starburst Presto TPC-DS performance benchmark

Starburst Presto vs. “vanilla” Presto

Starburst Data developers ran the TPC-DS benchmark on Starburst Presto (with cost-based query optimization) vs. the “vanilla” Presto 195.

Starburst Presto ran TPC-DS queries up to 13x faster.

Read the benchmark