Russell Christopher

Director of Product Strategy, Starburst

Russell loves data and has bar charts to prove it. He's worked in the data and analytics space for longer than he cares to remember. Past teams include Tableau, Alteryx and Microsoft. In his spare time he enjoys voiding warranties.

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Starburst Enterprise Platform Support Clarification Regarding Trino Community Connectors

March 4, 2024

This notice clarifies Starburst’s stance on Trino community connector support in Starburst Enterprise Platform. Summary: Trino Community Connectors are not supported by Starburst. They...

Starburst Enterprise Support Updates: Java 21

January 11, 2024

This notice serves to communicate Starburst Enterprise platform (SEP)'s transition to Java 21 in 2024. Summary: Trino will run exclusively on Java 21 as...

Time travel: What did they do to my data?

July 6, 2023

Explore the power of time travel in data analysis with Starburst, Iceberg, and Tableau. Discover how to investigate data changes and roll back or forward in time for insights.

Starburst Enterprise support: Deprecation of legacy Cloudera platforms

June 7, 2023

Starburst Enterprise is making changes to its product support offerings. This notice serves to provide detailed information about these changes and to ensure our...

A Better Solution For Managing and Maintaining Data Pipelines, Now In Public Preview

July 6, 2022

Customers who want a single, super fast and easy-to-use solution for both interactive and longer-running data pipeline queries now have a solution: take advantage...

Starburst Enterprise 380-e LTS

May 23, 2022

Did you know that the 23rd of May is world turtle day?! We think that is turtle-y awesome, and it's a perfect excuse to...

The Right Way to Query Across Data Sources in Tableau (or, The Cross-Database Join Is Not Always Your Friend)

January 13, 2022

Summary Use the right tool for the right job. Not doing so means the difference between your Tableau viz rendering in seconds vs. minutes...

Tableau is Just Better with Starburst

November 15, 2021

I’m one of those strange people who has always enjoyed doing performance testing. The thought of spinning up lots of machines to do my...

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