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Has the notion of a single data source for Financial Services run its course?

January 20, 2023

More than any other industry, Financial Services is likely to only partially realize the elusive utopian state of 'the single source of truth' for...

Building a federated data lakehouse with Starburst Galaxy

January 11, 2023

We are eleven days into the new year, and I have spent the past two weeks exerting unreasonable amounts of effort trying to make...

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2023: For Data Rebels

January 5, 2023

Over the past few weeks, we’ve shared a few examples of what it means to be a data rebel. Hopefully you’ve recognized yourself in...

Simplified Cloud Storage Governance with Starburst and Immuta

January 4, 2023

Accessing data in cloud storage has been an ongoing challenge for analysts, data engineers, and organizations as a whole. Additional work is required to...

Over 80 Data & Analytics Statistics, Data, Trends, and Facts

December 28, 2022

Most organizations have data and continue to generate and collect it on a daily basis, but have a far more difficult time in getting...

What Are The Different Types Of Data Products

December 16, 2022

As we’ve gone from Data Mesh theory to practice, organizations have been shifting their focus towards the central tenet of Data Mesh — building...

Reliving the Hype: Highlights from Trino Summit 2022

November 18, 2022

Last week in San Francisco was one for the Trino history books. After three years of planning, rescheduling, planning, and rescheduling some more, Starburst...

Explore A New Way Of Utilizing A Data Lakehouse

November 10, 2022

A data lakehouse combines the principles of a data lake and a data warehouse to include the best of both worlds. Data lakehouses are...

Apply Product Thinking to Data

November 7, 2022

At Kin + Carta, we approach Data Mesh beyond the purely technical and architectural angle. Instead, as experts in Data and Product Thinking, we...

Join the Team: Realizing the Promise Of Big Data

November 4, 2022

I have been in and around data since my days with Microsoft Access, Excel, and SQL Server circa 2000, and was fortunate to witness...

Countdown to Trino Summit 2022

November 1, 2022

It’s finally here! We are closing in on the final countdown to Trino Summit 2022, and I can feel myself getting more excited with...

Accenture Master Class: How to Adopt a Data Product Mindset

October 17, 2022

Since Datanova: The Data Mesh Summit and our in-person executive discussions on data products and Data Mesh, we’ve been validating the data product approach...

Second Edition of Trino: The Definitive Guide

October 5, 2022

Starburst has played a key role in the Trino community for a long time now. We contribute  to the success of Trino every day....

The Data Virtualization Evolution is Just Beginning

October 4, 2022

Data virtualization revolutionized the data infrastructure space by serving data consumers directly on top of data stores, without the need to move data elsewhere....

Accenture Master Class: Creating Data Products

September 27, 2022

Since Datanova: The Data Mesh Summit and our in-person executive discussions on data products and Data Mesh, we’ve been validating the data product approach...

Rethinking SIEM Solutions

September 13, 2022

As organizations strive to become more agile, there has been a mass movement jumping headfirst into what is called a security data lake. Gartner...

The Difference Between Micro-Partitioning vs. Indexing and a Better Way

September 8, 2022

When optimizing your analytics database performance, one of the most important decisions is to choose how data is stored and accessed. There are two...

Accenture Master Class: Why Organizations Should Create Data Products

September 6, 2022

Since Datanova: The Data Mesh Summit and our in-person executive discussions on data products and Data Mesh, we’ve been validating the data product approach...

Practical Security And Policy-Based Governance In A Data Mesh

August 11, 2022

Proponents of Data Mesh understand its many game-changing benefits for large scale organizations. For those who are new to this reimagined framework, Data Mesh...

Near Real-Time Ingestion For Trino

August 4, 2022

It is quite popular in today's data climate for modern data architectures to have some sort of batch processing system to move data into...

Starburst Lakehouse: Data Warehouse Functionality, Without The Cost

July 14, 2022

Next-Gen data management and analytics strategies We’ve all lived it. Heard it. Adapted to it. The next analytics strategy with numerous ‘modern’ technologies to...

Scaling Up: When to Migrate from PostgreSQL to a Data Lake

July 13, 2022

One of the true pillars of the tech revolution, PostgreSQL is an OLTP database designed primarily to handle transactional workloads. The technology has been...

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...

Confessions of a Space Quest League Advocate

July 6, 2022

Mission 2 Wrap and Mission 3 Launch We all know at least one pandemic puzzler, a devoted crossworder, or a religious wordler who finds...

Starburst Acquires Varada To Deliver Faster (and Cheaper) Data Lake Analytics

June 23, 2022

I’m excited to announce the acquisition of Varada, a data analytics accelerator, based out of Tel Aviv, Israel. Varada offers a data lake analytics...

Employee Perspective: Accelerating Data-Driven Insights in AdTech

June 16, 2022

Before I joined Starburst, I worked in the AdTech industry where companies buy and sell user data for online targeting advertisement campaigns or ML/AI-based...

Let’s Get Granular: Why Granularity Impacts Role-Based Access Control

June 14, 2022

About a month into my first job I finished building my first data pipeline ever. I soaked in the “I Made THAT!” moment, and...

Data Lake Analytics for Smart, Modern Data Management

May 27, 2022

Best-in-class organizations need fast, reliable data analytics that enable business leadership to identify patterns and key insights that will help them predict the best...

The Past, Present, and Future of Trino

May 24, 2022

Recently, I had the pleasure of chatting with Ravit Jain on his show “The Ravit Show” to discuss the evolution of Trino and where...

Part 2: How to Run Batch Processes Using Starburst Galaxy

May 19, 2022

This is Part 2 of a 2-part blog about how Trino can support both interactive and batch use cases. In Part 1, we explored...

ETL vs Interactive Queries: The Case for Both

May 5, 2022

This is Part 1 of a 2-part blog about how Trino can support both interactive and batch use cases.  In Part 1, we will...

Unlocking the Value of a Data Mesh Through Metadata

April 21, 2022

Discoverable. Understandable. Trustworthy. These are just a few of the key ideas of a Data Mesh infrastructure. Go through all of them and you’ll...

Enter the Starburst Space Quest League for a Chance to Win Big!

April 18, 2022

Calling all data pros! Are you ready for a $20k payday? Yes, you heard it right – you could be walking away with $20,000...

Faster Query Processing: CPU Time

March 25, 2022

A key engineering responsibility at Starburst is on performance enhancements. One is to reduce the amount of time that a CPU has to work...

Simplifying Policy Enforcement for Your Data Mesh with Starburst Enterprise and Immuta

March 23, 2022

This blog was co-authored by Alex Breshears, Product Manager at Starburst In today’s global economy, it’s impossible to understate the importance of being able...

Starburst donates the Delta Lake connector to Trino

March 15, 2022

Starburst was founded around the Trino open source project. Many contributors and maintainers of the project are part of our teams. Our products, Starburst...

Learn From Complimentary Gartner® Report: Are Data Fabric and Data Mesh the Same or Different?

March 7, 2022

Data Fabric and Data Mesh continue to sustain legions of hype and debate. Data and analytics leaders are longing for a new roadmap, beyond...

What A SQL Query Engine Can Do For Big Data

February 16, 2022

Nod with me if you’ve suffered from the following problems with processing and analyzing Big Data via a centralized approach: different query languages, niche...

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2022: #5, Join our Immuta-Sponsored Data Product Lab

February 2, 2022

Let this summit be the one that will pull you out of your PJs and into the data products lab with your lab coat...

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2022: #3, Hear Customer Stories

January 28, 2022

Start off the year right by registering for our two-day virtual conference, Datanova: The Data Mesh Summit. As of late, with the rise of...

Top 6 Reasons to Migrate to the Cloud

January 25, 2022

Starburst released the 2021 State of Data market research report, conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), in collaboration with Red Hat, early last year....

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2022: #6, Zhamak Dehghani, Creator of Data Mesh

January 7, 2022

The self-professed “troublemaker” Zhamak Dehghani, who coined Data Mesh will join us for not one but two sessions! ...

5 Reasons to Sign Up for Starburst Galaxy

December 22, 2021

The original vision of Starburst was to make querying distributed data as simple, fast, and painless as possible. Starburst Galaxy, our serverless, fully-managed SaaS...

Starburst Stargate: One Cluster to Rule Them All

December 9, 2021

I think of Starburst Stargate as the Lord of the Rings feature. Or the galactic empire feature. In a prior blog post, I introduced...

Part 2 of Current Data Patterns Blog Series: Data Lakehouse

December 6, 2021

As companies shift their analytical ecosystems from on-premise to cloud and try to avoid “data lock-in”, we’re noticing some very interesting data patterns. This...

Data Fabric vs. Data Mesh: What’s the Difference?

November 18, 2021

I am increasingly getting asked about the difference between the Data Fabric and the Data Mesh. They are both emerging paradigms designed to solve...

Rethinking the Modern Data Stack

November 17, 2021

Over the past few years the “modern data stack” has entered the vernacular of the data world, describing a standardized, cloud-based data and analytics...

Data Mesh: Data as a Product

October 21, 2021

Data Mesh is based on four central concepts, the second of which is data as a product. In this blog, we’ll explore what that...

Data Mesh: Domain-oriented Ownership & Architecture

October 14, 2021

Insane in the domain! Insane in the brain! Crazy insane, got no domain! - Cypress Hill, sort of Data Mesh is based on four...

The Analytics Engine for Distributed Data

October 1, 2021

The idea of a single source of truth has been around since the beginning of big data. However, over the years, through the data...

Does the data mesh make data integration harder?

September 17, 2021

Every five years, a small group of leaders in the data management research community get together to do a self assessment --- what are...

How Data Mesh Scales Data Virtualization

September 15, 2021

Today’s business forecast: sunny with a 100% chance of data driving our economy. It’s a fact that data leaders and organizations want to make...

The Intelligent Edge

September 13, 2021

Today’s digital world is an expanding frontier of emerging technologies. There are endless innovations, inspired by data, informed by data, enabled by data, and...

How Assurance Unlocked More Business Value with Starburst

September 9, 2021

By leveraging Starburst, Assurance was able to improve conversion rates, reduce costs, and enable robust modeling. Read the full case study here. ...

Why Performance Matters: Parquet, Delta Lake, Dynamic Filtering

August 26, 2021

My fascination with SQL query performance started quite some time ago and I contributed a paper on efficient processing of data warehousing during my...

Part 1 of Current Data Patterns Blog Series: Hybrid Distributed Data Store and RDBMS

August 12, 2021

As companies shift their analytical ecosystems from on-premise to cloud and try to avoid “data lock-in”, we’re noticing some very interesting data patterns. This...

Kafka and Starburst: 3 Considerations for Accelerating Time to Value

July 27, 2021

Kafka was created at LinkedIn and open sourced into the Apache Software foundation in early 2011. It was developed to optimize writes especially for...

Data Federation and Data Virtualization Never Worked in the Past But Now it’s Different

July 13, 2021

Thirty years ago it was already commonplace for large businesses to have hundreds --- even thousands of different database instances managing data from the...

Query Federation Made Simple at Comcast

June 24, 2021

The media and telecommunications provider now known as Comcast began as a regional operator with just five channels and 12,000 customers. Today, Comcast has...

Redefine Your Analytics Without ETL Using Starburst and Amazon EKS

June 14, 2021

+ As more and more organizations are looking to the cloud to help fulfill their operational and analytics needs; so is the data center...

Starburst Stargate: The Final Frontier in Analytics Anywhere

June 9, 2021

Today we announced Starburst Stargate, the industry’s first gateway for global cross-cloud analytics. I’m excited to share more behind why we built this and...

Trino on Ice IV: Deep Dive Into Iceberg Internals

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,...

Managing Secrets in Trino

June 3, 2021

Most companies want to follow good security practices. With the number of security breaches coming out daily, it almost feels like a matter of...

Starburst Supports Launch of Delta Sharing, the First Open Protocol for Secure Data Sharing

May 26, 2021

At Starburst, we believe in building optionality into your data architecture & strategy. To us, optionality means building for flexibility so that you don’t...

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

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...

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

May 11, 2021

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

Data Pandemic Stories: How Data Drives Digital Transformation in a Crisis, by Promethium

April 28, 2021

After debuting our blog series on data pandemic stories with a story from Tableau  and a perspective from Privacera, we are excited to bring...

Trino On Ice I: A Gentle Introduction To Iceberg

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...

Data Pandemic Stories: How Data Drives Digital Transformation in a Crisis, by Privacera

April 14, 2021

After debuting our blog series on data pandemic stories with a story from Tableau, we’re excited to bring you a viewpoint from Syed Mahmood,...

Data Mesh: The Answer to the Data Warehouse Hypocrisy

March 25, 2021

Note: I start this piece with some technical background that has nothing to do with the data mesh, and is only relevant to data...

A Gentle Introduction to the Hive Connector

February 12, 2021

One of the most confusing aspects when starting with the Hive connector comes from the complex Hive model and overlapping use cases of this...

Reasons to Attend Datanova 2021: # 6, Technical Training from the Creators of Trino

February 5, 2021

We love data engineers at Starburst. They are our people, even when their Starburst Data equivalents try to trick Marketing into pronouncing the data...

PrestoSQL becomes Trino

December 28, 2020

Just like Linux, there are multiple derivatives of Presto. Trino is the one maintained by the creators of Presto. “What's in a name? That...

Video: How to Migrate from EMR to Starburst Enterprise Presto

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...

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

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...

Presto Turns Eight Years Old!

August 26, 2020

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

The Death of Apache Drill

August 6, 2020

One of the things that really drew me to and got me excited about Presto over 4 years ago was that it wasn’t tied...

Presto & Data Science: Getting Data Into the Hands of Data Scientists (Faster)

June 26, 2020

A few days ago I read a Gartner report stating that data scientists spend 23% of their time on data collection and preparation. I...

Presto Summit SF, Postponed to 2021

June 1, 2020

It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later! We’ve made the difficult decision to postpone the Presto Summit SF to February 24, 2021. We've reached...

Free Presto Book to Support the Community

April 14, 2020

As you probably know, Starburst is one of the main contributors and sponsors of the Presto open source project and the community around Presto....

How a Telecommunications Giant Established Universal Data Access

April 3, 2020

  Our customer base has been growing quickly, and we’re excited to share a case study highlighting one of our largest clients, a telecommunications...

Presto at Pinterest

March 12, 2020

Article reposted from Medium with permission from the author,  Ashish Singh | Pinterest Engineer, Data Engineering As a data-driven company, many critical business decisions...

2019 in Review: Fueled up and ready to go

February 4, 2020

  What happened in 2019? 2019 was a big year for Starburst. Today we shared some of our major accomplishments: ...

Piotr Findeisen, a profile of one of Starburst’s Presto experts

January 7, 2020

We call ourselves the Presto experts here at Starburst Data, but what does that actually mean?  ...

More Secure, More Connected: Starburst Presto Updated to 323e

November 21, 2019

Starburst Presto 323e is the now our most exciting and feature rich release by Starburst to date. When we founded Starburst, our vision was to...

Presto on Kubernetes

August 2, 2019

Kubernetes (K8s) eases the burden and complexity of configuring, deploying, managing, and monitoring containerized applications. We are excited to announce the availability and support...

Presto Summit 2019 Recap

June 25, 2019

*If you are looking for the 2019 NYC Presto Summit, event info and registration can be found here.* Presentation Slides Presentation Videos   The...

Starburst Enterprise & Databricks Delta Lake Support

June 13, 2019

TL;DR - There is now Starburst Enterprise Databricks Delta Lake compatibility.   Delta Lake The big data ecosystem has many components but the one...

Presto Summit 2019

May 21, 2019

*If you are looking for the 2019 NYC Presto Summit, event info and registration can be found here.* When: June 20th, 10 AM -...

General SQL Features in Presto

January 1, 2019

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

Securing Presto with Apache Ranger

October 3, 2018

Starburst is excited to announce the general availability of Starburst Presto Enterprise 208e. This is the first Presto release to bring you Apache Ranger...

Presto Summit 2018 recap

July 23, 2018

A few weeks ago, together with the Presto team at Facebook, we announced the first-ever Presto Summit. In less than 2 weeks the event...

Querying data in S3 using Presto and Looker

July 10, 2018

With more and more companies using AWS for their many data processing and storage needs,  it’s never been easier to query this data with...

Starburst’s Presto on AWS up to 18x faster than EMR

June 26, 2018

Karol Sobczak & Anu Sudarsan, Co-Founders & Software Engineers at Starburst Introduction Last week, we announced the availability of Starburst’s Presto on AWS Marketplace. With...

Presto Memory Connector

May 1, 2018

Originally posted http://prestodb.rocks/news/presto-memory There is a highly efficient connector for Presto! It works by storing all data in memory on Presto Worker nodes, which...

Presto Join Enumeration

April 17, 2018

Karol Sobczak, Co-founder and Software Engineer at Starburst Welcome back to the series of blog posts (checkout our previous post!) about Presto's first Cost-Based...

Presto Cost-Based Optimizer rocks the TPC benchmarks!

April 3, 2018

Wojciech Biela, Co-founder at Starburst Introduction As mentioned in our previous blog about the Starburst Presto release and its hottest addition - the Cost...

Presto gets EVEN FASTER, with a 10-15x performance boost in upcoming release!

March 20, 2018

Next week, we will be releasing the Starburst Distribution of Presto 195e. Based on prestosql/presto 0.195, Starburst’s 195e will ship with Presto’s first cost-based...

Presto – Next Chapter

December 13, 2017

As you may have learned from our first press release, we have announced the creation of Starburst, a new independent company solely focused on...

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