Starburst Newsletter – February 2021

Welcome to the 31st issue of the Starburst Newsletter. Tell your friends to sign up to get relevant news for the Starburst & Trino / Presto SQL community.

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2-Day Virtual Conference – Datanova – (Feb. 9-10)

Datanova was recently named one of the top 20 Data & Analytics events of 2021 by Solutions Review. If you missed Datanova or you want to access all the sessions, you can watch Datanova On-demand now.

Presto News & Knowledge

6 Reasons Why You Should Attend Datanova

Datanova is going to focus on some of the most challenging aspects of managing data at scale, and we’re putting together content for everyone inside the data team. We’ve broken out the 6 top reasons you should attend!

Starburst Announces $100M Series C Led by Andreessen Horowitz

After bootstrapping the company to profitability for the first two years without any outside capital, we have now raised over $164M in the last 12 months. Learn what this means for the future of Starburst and our missions to help enable analytics anywhere.

Trino (formerly PrestoSQL) had an amazing 2020

Recently the PrestoSQL community and project chose the new name, Trino, but the amazing work on this project remains the same. We take a look at what all our community members across the globe have created with us in 2020!

Starburst Customer Success

Some of the largest companies in the world trust Starburst to enable their analytics. Check out who they are and read some of their success stories.

Migration from PrestoSQL to Trino explained

Now that PrestoSQL is rebranded to Trino, here come the hard part: migrating to the new version of the software. Trino 351 uses the name Trino everywhere, but there are some unavoidable compatibility aspects that administrators of Trino need to know about. This post makes makes the transition as smooth as possible. (If you run Starburst Enterprise, please stay tuned for a later announcement).

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Presto Releases & New Features 

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Did you know?

✅ Presto SQL is now Trino

✅ There are many reasons to love Trino, find out what there are!

✅ Discover the backstory of Trino with the Trino creators on the Trino Community Broadcast. Learn about the the early days of Presto at Facebook, and how it evolved into what we now know as Trino.

✅ There’s a bi-weekly Trino Community Broadcast hosted by Brian Olsen and Manfred Moser

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