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Starburst customers report an average 10x increase in performance, 60% reduction in total cost of ownership, and significant reduction in ETL for ad hoc analytics.

Improve performance by 2-20x

• Improve query speed
• Reduce failed queries
• Enable scale with concurrency

Reduce TCO by 60-75%

• Separation of compute and storage. • Reduce time and money
spent on ETL

Reduce ETL for ad hoc analytics

• Enable faster time to insights

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Starburst Enterprise delivers better performance, more connectivity, and lower total cost of ownership. Customers moving from Hive and Impala to Starburst Enterprise are experiencing the ability to scale, improve performance, federate data across different sources, and continue to maintain security with Ranger, Sentry. Starburst Enterprise allows you to analyze all your data no matter where it lies, and it can be installed and deployed anywhere.

Features Hive Impala Starburst Enterprise
Connectivity HDFS, S3, ADLS HDFS, S3, ADLS HDFS, S3, ADLS,
+ 40 other enterprise sources
— Object Storage
— Operational RDBMS
— Non-Relational DBs
Data Federation
— Streaming sources
Concurrency Low Low High
No Dependency on Hadoop
No requirement for YARN
Ranger/Sentry Integration
Latency High High Low
Analytic workloads Batch processing Interactive analytics Interactive & Ad-hoc analytics

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Starburst customer results

Food & Beverage Giant Shifts to a Single Point of Access for All Data

While transitioning to Azure Data Lake Storage, this company has turned to Starburst to achieve secure, cost-effective data analytics at scale.  In this case study, Starburst Enterprise allows them to analyze data where it lies, with high-performance connectors to several data storage platforms.

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Prominent real estate company modernized their data architecture for 1,100 business analysts and ½ petabyte of data.

With their Hive on Cloudera Hadoop delivering slow query response times, a prominent real estate company chose Starburst to scale.

“Worlds Most Admired” in healthcare achieved 2x faster performance, with lower total cost of ownership, and fewer resources

After moving from their Hadoop & MapR environment to Starburst, they are in the process of saving millions, thanks to faster, better claims analytics.

Top 10 global pharmaceutical giant reduced manufacturing time-to-market by 50%

This customer leveraged Starburst to remove Impala and create a single query layer across all their data sets.

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See how Optum was able to improve their data access and insights using Starburst Trino

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  • Query your data lake fast with Starburst's best-in-class MPP SQL query engine
  • Get up and running in less than 5 minutes
  • Easily deploy clusters in AWS, Azure and Google Cloud
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