Starburst 101

April 15 | 11am - 1pm EST | 4pm-6pm GMT


Starburst enables enterprises to unlock the value of their data at speed and scale by providing them a “single point of access” for all their data, regardless of where it resides. There’s no data movement or copying required!

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Starburst & Trino (formerly PrestoSQL): History and Architecture
  • Hands-on: Understand how a query is executed
  • Hands-on: Query file-based data in a data lake
  • Hands-on: Create basic connections to data sources 

In this hands-on workshop, our Director of Customer Solutions Tom Nats will guide you through a Starburst 101 course that covers the fundamentals of how Starburst works and how it can help you and your team achieve your goals.

You will get hands-on experience with a Starburst cluster, all through your browser, with a single click of a button – no downloads or setup needed. We will (virtually) see you there! 



Tom Nats

Director, Customer Solutions

Tom Nats is Director of Customer Solutions at Starburst. He has over 20 years of hands-on experience in data warehousing, data lakes, data integration, and architecture. His current technical focuses include assisting customers with architecting the next generation of data analytics infrastructure including helping with the quickly growing adoption of Presto as the industry-standard query engine of choice.

Starburst Enterprise

Fast, free, distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics

Starburst offers a free, unlicensed version which includes:

  • Certified and secure releases
  • Cost-based optimization for federated queries
  • Connector extensions, including table statistics
  • Usage metrics

Data leaders trust Trino (formerly PrestoSQL)

Netflix, Verizon, FINRA, AirBnB, Comcast, Yahoo, and Lyft are powering some of the biggest analytic projects in the world with Trino.

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