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How Facebook Accelerates SQL at Extreme Scale

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 i Read more…

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

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 d Read more…

Will the Presto Community Ever Be United Again?

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. The Read more…

Data Firms Offer Free Access for COVID-19 Research

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 Read more…

Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

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…

MR3 Unleashes Hive on Kubernetes

Organizations that want to take advantage of the latest capabilities in Apache Hive but don’t want to deal with painful Hadoop upgrades or difficult LLAP configurations have another option in the form of MR3, a new exe Read more…

Simplifying the Big Data Lake Experiences in the Cloud

The cloud is a hot spot for big data lakes these days, thanks largely to the greater technological simplicity and lower upfront costs of getting started in the public cloud. But as organizations grow their cloud data lak Read more…

Presto Moves Under Linux Umbrella

An SQL query engine developed by Facebook and moved earlier this year to a non-profit development group is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation. The new Presto Foundation is seen as a way to scale the popular dist Read more…

Serverless SQL Engine Targets Cloud Analytics

Qubole Inc., the cloud analytics vendor, has added a serverless engine to its platform aimed at simplifying complex tasks like creating data pipelines and server clusters used to scale analytics workloads in the cloud. Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. With that said Read more…

Can On-Prem S3 Compete with HDFS for Analytic Workloads?

In the battle for big data storage supremacy, Hadoop is still in the running. It may no longer be the 800-lb gorilla, but the demonstrated scalability of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) makes it a potent conten Read more…

Presto Backers Bolster Its Open Source Origins

A new industry group will promote Presto, the popular open source distributed SQL query engine launched by Facebook engineers in 2012 as a follow-on to Apache Hive. The Presto Software Foundation launched on Thursday Read more…

Presto Use Surges, Qubole Finds

Don't look now, but Presto, the SQL engine developed by Facebook as a follow-on to Hive, is starting to catch on in a big way. According to a new survey of big data-as-a-service customers by Qubole, Presto logged impress Read more…

Building Presto Business No Magic Trick for Starburst

When it comes to next-gen SQL query engines, there's no shortage of players jockeying for a starting role on big Hadoop clusters and in the cloud. While the Hives, Impalas, Drills, and Spark SQLs of the world have loyal Read more…

Hadoop Engines Compete in Comcast Query ‘Smackdown’

Who rules the ring when it comes to Hadoop SQL query engine performance? Can flashy newcomers like Presto and Spark take an established giant like MapReduce to the matt? Comcast recently held a competition to crown the b Read more…

Hadoop Has Failed Us, Tech Experts Say

The Hadoop dream of unifying data and compute in a distributed manner has all but failed in a smoking heap of cost and complexity, according to technology experts and executives who spoke to Datanami. "I can't find a Read more…

Big Performance Gains Seen Across SQL-on-Hadoop Engines

You can't really go wrong these days when it comes to picking a SQL-on-Hadoop engine. As long as you stick to the mainstream open source products like Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, and Presto, your SQL queries are likely runn Read more…

Picking the Right SQL-on-Hadoop Tool for the Job

SQL is, arguably, the biggest workload many organizations run on their Hadoop clusters. And there's good reason why: The combination of a familiar interface (SQL) along with a modern computing architecture (Hadoop) enabl Read more…

Teradata Readies Links to Push Presto to Enterprises

Teradata Corp. said this week it would accelerate the open-source rollout of Presto, the SQL-on-Hadoop framework, by offering connectivity drivers for free. Teradata (TDC) said Monday (Sept. 28) it would provide at no Read more…

Teradata Bets Big on Presto for Hadoop SQL

Teradata today revealed it's making a major investment in Presto, the SQL-on-Hadoop framework originally developed at Facebook to power interactive queries against its massive data warehouse. Not only is Teradata steppin Read more…

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