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Presto & Data Science: Getting Data Into the Hands of Data Scientists (Faster)

By | on 26, Jun 2020 |   spark presto Technical Blog Data Science

A few days ago I read a Gartner report stating that data scientists spend 23% of their time on data collection and preparation. I think that’s low. At my previous company I specialized in ETL, and bas[...]

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Starburst Announces $42 Million Series B

By | on 16, Jun 2020 |   starburst presto Company Update

I’m excited to announce today that Starburst has raised $42 million in Series B funding, just a little over six months after raising our $22 million Series A round in November.  Given that we bootstra[...]

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How to Optimize Presto Performance with Different Storage Layers

By | on 04, Jun 2020 |   presto Technical Blog

Customers sometimes ask how they can make Presto even faster. One of my first questions back to them is “what are you using for your storage layer?” I often get a puzzled look back, then I explain tha[...]

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Presto Summit SF, Postponed to 2021

By | on 01, Jun 2020 |   presto summit Company Update

It’s not goodbye, it’s see you later! We’ve made the difficult decision to postpone the Presto Summit SF to February 24, 2021. We've reached this decision after much consideration as everyone’s health[...]

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Starburst and The Presto Foundation

By | on 01, Jun 2020 |   presto

Since the first day I met Presto creators Martin, Dain, and David at Facebook back in 2014, I was convinced that they were building something that would fundamentally change the way people think about[...]

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May The Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Tribute

By | on 04, May 2020 |   starburst data presto

 It’s May the Fourth! We wanted to honor Star Wars day by sharing a light tribute to the franchise while explaining why Starburst = The Millenium Falcon, Presto = HyperDrive, and together with Starbur[...]

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Free Presto Book to Support the Community

By | on 14, Apr 2020 |

As you probably know, Starburst is one of the main contributors and sponsors of the Presto open source project and the community around Presto. This takes on many forms including having Dain, David an[...]

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Starburst 332-e Release

By | on 06, Apr 2020 |

Another quarter, another huge release from our engineering team here at Starburst. The main focus of this release is performance and security. This major release combines features that have been contr[...]

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How a Telecommunications Giant Established Universal Data Access

By | on 03, Apr 2020 |   case study data lake presto

  Our customer base has been growing quickly, and we’re excited to share a case study highlighting one of our largest clients, a telecommunications giant.  This Fortune 100 company serves more than 20[...]

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Podcast: Justin Borgman Interviews with The VentureFizz Podcast

By | on 23, Mar 2020 |

Our CEO & Co-Founder, Justin Borgman, was recently interviewed for the 169th episode of The VentureFizz Podcast.

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