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Aerospike’s Presto Connector Goes Live

Jan 14, 2021 |

Aerospike’s connector to the Presto SQL query engine is transitioning from beta to general availability, the real-time NoSQL database vendor said this week.

Presto, the highly parallel and distributed SQL query engine, was originally developed at Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

Starburst Rides Presto to a $1.2B Valuation

Jan 6, 2021 |

Starburst today announced the completion of a $100 million Series C round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. With a $1.2 billion valuation and $164 million in total funding, Starburst, which is a big backer of the open source Presto query engine and sells an enterprise version of it, now has additional resources to meet the surging demand for cloud data analytics. Read more…

Presto Poised for a Breakout Year as Data Explosion Continues

Jan 5, 2021 |

Presto, the federated SQL query engine developed at Facebook as a follow-on to Apache Hive, appears to be on the cusp of breaking out in a big way. That’s good news for customers who want to analyze a wide variety of data stored across on-prem and cloud locations, as well as vendors selling Presto software and services. Read more…

LinkedIn’s Translation Engine Linked to Presto

Dec 11, 2020 |

An SQL translation engine unveiled this week by LinkedIn is integrated with other open-source SQL query engines like Presto in a combination aimed at bulging data lakes.

The Microsoft unit’s Coral engine handles analysis and rewrite along with translation duties. Read more…

Ahana Goes GA with Presto on AWS

Dec 9, 2020 |

Organizations that want to analyze massive amounts of data stored in S3 and other cloud repositories may be interested in Ahana, which today announced the general availability of the first cloud-native managed service for Presto on AWS. Read more…

How Facebook Accelerates SQL at Extreme Scale

Aug 31, 2020 |

Serving SQL queries on a petabyte of data is one thing, but delivering it at Facebook’s scale is something else entirely. Earlier this year, the social media giant implemented the Alluxio distributed file system into its massive data architecture to speed up queries, while maintaining the separation of compute and storage. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Jul 14, 2020 |

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how data systems are architected, particularly with the rise of cloud data lakes. Read more…

Will the Presto Community Ever Be United Again?

Jul 7, 2020 |

If you haven’t noticed yet, there’s drama in Presto-land. There are now two versions of the open source SQL query engine, PrestoDB and PrestoSQL, and each of them have different software foundations behind them. Read more…

Data Firms Offer Free Access for COVID-19 Research

Mar 17, 2020 |

Where oh where in all that Big Data are the patterns and insights that might lead to a vaccine against the scourge of COVID-19?

A growing list of data analytics vendors are assisting medical detectives in their search with what amounts to the open source release of proprietary data analytics software. Read more…

Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

Feb 20, 2020 |

Alluxio, the cloud data orchestration specialist, is the latest vendor to join the Presto Foundation, which is shepherding the popular open source distributed SQL query engine.

Presto was launched by Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

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