Recap: Presto Summit SF 2019

Alluxio is a proud sponsor and exhibitor at the Presto Summit in San Francisco. If you missed the conference, don’t worry we’ve got you covered!

What’s Presto Summit? It’s the leading Presto conference co-organized by our partner Starburst Data and the Presto Software Foundation. 

Overview of the Summit

  • Presto is among the fastest growing open source analytical query frameworks with production use cases across industries such as retail, telco, tech and more 
  • This was a full house event at Twitter HQ with more than 150 attendees
  • Excellent keynote on the future of Presto delivered by Martin Traverso, Dain Sundstrom, and David Phillips – the co-creators of Presto and co-founders of the Presto Software Foundation (slides)

What We Learned

  • Presto is high performance and has rich functionalities designed for interactive SQL queries
  • Rise of cloud deployments of Presto both all cloud as well as hybrid cloud are growing. There is a need to simplify hybrid deployments which currently include making copies of data in the cloud and in some cases to HDFS and managing the Hadoop cluster. 
  • Big data workloads are increasingly looking for simpler compute orchestration and adopting Kubernetes. Starburst Presto announced a new Kubernetes operator to simplify deployment and scaling of clusters. 

Reasons to try the Presto, Alluxio, and Any Storage Stack

Learn more: Starburst Presto and Alluxio announce strategic OEM partnership | Presto with Alluxio | Download Alluxio

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