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Intro to Trino for the Trinewbie

By: Brian Olsen
November 2, 2021

If you haven’t heard of Trino before, it is a query engine that speaks the language of many genres of databases. As such, Trino is…

Starburst Elements: What is Trino?

By: Brian Olsen
July 15, 2021

Data engineers are struggling to keep up with the demands of their data consumers. Every team has their favorite database object storage or other systems.…

Announcing: Trino Summit 2021!

By: Brian Olsen
July 7, 2021

Greetings Trino nation, As mentioned in last year’s Presto Summit blog, “It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later!” We may not have guessed at the…

Trino on Ice IV: Deep Dive Into Iceberg Internals

By: Brian Olsen
June 8, 2021

Welcome back to the Trino on Ice blog series that has so far covered some very interesting high level concepts of the Iceberg model, and…

Trino on Ice III: Iceberg Concurrency Model, Snapshots, and the Iceberg Spec

By: Brian Olsen
May 25, 2021

Welcome back to this blog series discussing the amazing features of Apache Iceberg. In the last two blog posts, we’ve covered a lot of cool…

Trino on Ice II: In-Place Table Evolution and Cloud Compatibility with Iceberg

By: Brian Olsen
May 11, 2021

In-place table evolution and cloud compatibility with Iceberg ...

Trino On Ice I: A Gentle Introduction To Iceberg

By: Brian Olsen
April 27, 2021

We’re excited to debut this blog series ‘Trino on Ice’ with a gentle introduction to Iceberg. Stay tuned for future posts from the Trino perspective…

Understanding the Starburst and Trino Hive Connector Architecture

By: Brian Olsen
February 18, 2021

After a decade of running Hive queries on their data lakes, many companies are astonished at the speeds in which they are able to query…

A Gentle Introduction to the Hive Connector

By: Brian Olsen
February 12, 2021

TL;DR: The Hive connector is what you use in Starburst Enterprise for reading data from object storage that is organized according to the rules laid…

Video: How to Migrate from EMR to Starburst Enterprise Presto

By: Brian Olsen
November 13, 2020

In this video, I walk you through the steps of migrating between an existing EMR Presto cluster that has existing data in S3 and MySQL…

Top 10 Reasons to Migrate from OS Presto on EMR to Starburst Enterprise Presto

By: Brian Olsen
November 13, 2020

In today’s data architecture economy, there are no shortages of options when it comes to choosing various distributions and deployment strategies for a given technology.…

The Band Is Back Together: Presto Creators Reunite at Starburst

By: Brian Olsen
September 22, 2020

The fourth and final Presto co-creator joins Starburst ...

Presto Turns Eight Years Old!

By: Brian Olsen
August 26, 2020

Presto just turned eight years old only a few weeks ago, and it's just getting started.  ...

General SQL Features in Presto

By: Brian Olsen
January 1, 1970

Welcome to the Advanced SQL Features in Presto series. In this then part series you are going to cover a set of SQL features that…

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