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We are thrilled to announce the availability of Starburst Enterprise for Presto in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. This completes our journey of availability in all major clouds, as Azure j[...]
Last week, as part of the Great Lakes Digital Transformation Summit, I spoke about an interesting new trend called X Analytics. Gartner coined the concept as a sort of umbrella term referrin[...]
Presto just turned eight years old only a few weeks ago, and it's just getting started.
One of the things that really drew me to and got me excited about Presto over 4 years ago was that it wasn’t tied to any Hadoop distribution. Having worked on numerous, large Hortonworks imp[...]
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 ET[...]
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 w[...]
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 e[...]
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 t[...]
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 wi[...]