This is the third episode in our video series, Starburst Elements, focused around anything and everything Starburst. In this episode, our Product Manager Vishal Singh gives an introduction to Starburst Galaxy.

Next week at the AWS Summit, we’re excited to share some exciting new developments about Starburst Galaxy.

Starburst Galaxy is our new fully managed experience designed to provide the fastest path from big data to better decisions. Starburst Galaxy will help to eliminate administrative overhead and infrastructure buildout so you can spend less time managing clusters and more time analyzing data. It is our purpose-built solution to get you started using Trino, the best-in-class MPP SQL Engine, in a matter of minutes.

The largest organizations in the world use Trino for a wide array of use cases including ad hoc analytics, massive batch queries as well as high volume queries at sub-second speeds. Starburst Galaxy is built on Starburst’s enterprise-grade version of Trino. Some of the largest, best-known enterprises are already using Starburst including Slack, Comcast, FINRA and Condé Nast.

Starburst Galaxy is designed for running fast, interactive analytic queries against Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and other data sources ranging in size from terabytes to exabytes with 24×7 support from the experts in large scale SQL engines and the originators of the Trino project. It enables immediate analysis of siloed data leveraging your existing data infrastructure and without the need for additional data warehouse appliances. Starburst Galaxy significantly reduces the need to move or copy data providing your organization with substantial cost savings.

Starburst Galaxy dramatically simplifies Trino deployment and application development by handling complex processes like configuration, upgrades and scaling seamlessly. Operations are fully automated, including patching, provisioning and tuning. Easily create new clusters with preset configurations designed with in mind best practices and for your organization’s needs.

It comes out of the box with built-in connectors to S3+Glue, MySQL and PostgreSQL with additional connectors coming in the future. You can start querying your data immediately with a built-in SQL editor or you can leverage your existing business intelligence tool of choice.

Join us at the AWS Summit for more news about the future of Starburst Galaxy.Starburst, based on open source Trino (formerly PrestoSQL) is the fastest SQL-based MPP query engine. We give your team a common query tool, abstracted from the systems that store your data, that gives them the ability to run analytics on data where it lives. No data movement or copies required. Make faster and better decisions on more complete data.


What are some next steps you can take?

Below are three ways you can continue your journey to accelerate data access at your company

  1. 1

    Schedule a demo with us to see Starburst Galaxy in action.

  2. 2

    Automate the Icehouse: Our fully-managed open lakehouse platform

  3. 3

    Follow us on YouTube, LinkedIn, and X(Twitter).

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  • Query your data lake fast with Starburst's best-in-class MPP SQL query engine
  • Get up and running in less than 5 minutes
  • Easily deploy clusters in AWS, Azure and Google Cloud
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