Starburst Newsletter – January 2021

Welcome to the 30th issue of the Starburst Newsletter. Tell your friends to sign up to get relevant news for the Starburst & Trino / Presto SQL community.

 

Announcements

Starburst Announces $100M Series C Led by Andreessen Horowitz

Hear the exciting announcement from Starburst Co-Founder and CEO, Justin Borgman.

 

Presto SQL is now Trino

The software and the community you have come to love and depend on aren’t going anywhere, we are simply renaming.

 

Events & Webinars

Virtual Conference – Datanova – (February 9-10, 2021)

Not registered for Datanova yet? Here are six reasons to do it.

This event is dedicated to helping data teams quickly unlock the value in all their data. With sessions created specifically for data leaders, data architects, data engineers, and data scientists & analysts, there is something for everyone. Don’t miss out on a keynote presentation by Bill Nye, hands-on Presto trainings, and conversations with top industry leaders. See you there!

Webinar – Enabling Secure Queries and Consistent Governance and Compliance – (January 20 @ 1pm GMT, 10am PT)

The Privacera-Starburst technological integration provides enterprises with a secure, automated process of accessing their data – no matter where it resides, or where it’s queried – with consistent data governance and compliance across multi-cloud or hybrid cloud infrastructures. This webinar will include a live demonstration of the Privacera-Starburst integration and explore new key features.

 

Presto News & Knowledge

Report from the recent Presto conference in Japan

Japan Presto Community held the 2nd Presto Conference welcoming Martin Traverso and Brian Olsen. It introduced recent Presto updates, and covered recent changes and enhancements achieved by the community activities.

 

Starburst Presto 345 LTS

The Starburst Enterprise Presto LTS 345-e release includes many significant features that help Starburst customers with new and enhanced connectivity, improved performance, and more robust security.

Starburst 2021 Predictions: Putting More Power Behind Data

Justin Borgman, co-founder of Starburst, looks towards 2021 in the world of data.

 

Coral Powers Presto

Learn how at Linkedin they have utilized Coral, a SQL translation, analysis, and rewrite engine for modern data lakehouses, to help their data compute infrastructure to continually grow.

 

Want 8 FREE hours of Advanced Presto Training?

Each of these training sessions covers critical topics for scaling Presto to more users and use cases, beyond the basics. This is your opportunity to learn directly from the co-creators of Presto – David Phillips, Martin Traverso, and Dain Sundstrom. The sessions include:

  • Using Advanced SQL Features in Presto
  • Understanding and Tuning Presto Query Processing
  • Securing Presto
  • Configuring & Tuning Presto Performance

 

Presto Releases & New Features 

Starburst Presto Jumpstart Services in AWS Marketplace

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AWS Marketplace is updated to Starburst 345e

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Did you know?

✅ Presto SQL is now Trino

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

✅ Want a quick demonstration of Presto? Watch the Starburst On-Demand Demo.

✅ Presto: The Definitive Guide by O’Reilly is still available for free courtesy of Starburst (a $50 value).

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