Presto Training Series, Session 4: Configuring & Tuning Presto Performance

Wednesday, September 9  |  1pm ET

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The Presto Training Series gives Presto users an opportunity to learn advanced skills from the co-creators of Presto – David Phillips, Martin Traverso, and Dain Sundstrom. Beyond the basics, each of the four training sessions covers critical topics for scaling Presto to more users and use cases.

This training session is geared towards helping users tune and size their Presto deployment for optimal performance. Delivered by Dain Sundstrom,  this session covers the following topics:

  • Cluster configuration and node sizing
  • Memory configuration and management
  • Improving task concurrency and worker scheduling
  • Tuning your JVM configuration
  • Investigating queries for join order and other criteria
  • Tuning the cost-based optimizer


This free training is limited to 200 participants.

In advance, please download a free copy of Presto: The Definitive Guide.


Dain Sundstrom
Co-creator, Presto & CTO, Starburst

Co-creator of Presto, Co-Founder of Presto Software Foundation, and CTO at Starburst. Prior to Starburst, Dain was a Software Engineer at Facebook, a Software Architect at Proofpoint, founded the Apache Geronimo project, and was one of the original JBoss authors.

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