Trino Benchmarks

Performance comparisons to help you plan your Trino deployment

Cost-Based Query Optimization White Paper

Fast SQL Performance that’s Simple to Scale


Discover how well the Trino distributed SQL engine performs on different platforms, under different workloads, and against various alternatives.

These test results can help you make informed decisions on whether Trino is a good fit for your project, and how to configure a Trino deployment to handle different size workloads.

Starburst vs. EMR on AWS

Starburst developers ran the TPC-DS benchmark on Starburst Enterprise vs. AWS EMR Presto.

Starburst ran 12x faster at 1/7th the cost.

Starburst Enterprise vs. AWS EMR performance benchmark

Starburst vs. Redshift price performance

Concurrency Labs compared Starburst Enterprise and Redshift, using the TPC-H benchmark.

For comparable performance, the monthly cost of Starburst Enterprise was 45% less expensive.

Presto vs. Redshift performance benchmark

Starburst vs. “vanilla” Presto

Starburst developers ran the TPC-DS benchmark on Starburst Enterprise (with cost-based query optimization) vs. the “vanilla” Presto 195.

Starburst Enterprise ran TPC-DS queries up to 13x faster.

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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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