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PrestoSQL becomes Trino

By: Justin Borgman
December 28, 2020

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

Starburst Enterprise Now Available in Azure Marketplace

By: Dan Brault
October 13, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the availability of Starburst Enterprise for Presto in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. This completes our journey of availability in all…

The Rise of X Analytics in an Uncertain Economy

By: Justin Borgman
September 30, 2020

Last week, as part of the Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit, I spoke about an interesting new trend called X Analytics. Gartner coined the concept…

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.  ...

The Death of Apache Drill

By: Tom Nats
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 to…

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

By: Brian Luisi
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 think…

Starburst Announces $42 Million Series B

By: Justin Borgman
June 16, 2020

I’m excited to announce today that Starburst has raised $42 million in Series B funding, just a little over six months after raising our $22…

How to Optimize Presto Performance with Different Storage Layers

By: Tom Nats
June 4, 2020

Customers sometimes ask how they can make Presto even faster. One of my first questions back to them is “what are you using for your…

Starburst and The Presto Foundation

By: Justin Borgman
June 1, 2020

Since the first day I met Presto creators Martin, Dain, and David at Facebook back in 2014, I was convinced that they were building something…

May The Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Tribute

By: Henry Heuck
May 4, 2020

 It’s May the Fourth! We wanted to honor Star Wars day by sharing a light tribute to the franchise while explaining why Starburst = The…

How a Telecommunications Giant Established Universal Data Access

By: Shaun Bruno
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 giant. …

Why Starburst is offering free software to COVID-19 Researchers

By: Justin Borgman
March 17, 2020

We’re all in this together. Whether you’re concerned about yourself, your loved ones, or our economy - everyone is watching the news as they try…

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