Speaker "Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski" Details Back



Presto: SQL-on-Anything Engine for Interactive Analytics


Presto, an open source distributed SQL engine, is widely recognized for its low-latency queries, high concurrency, and native ability to query multiple data sources. Proven at scale in a variety of use cases at Facebook, Airbnb, Netflix, Uber, Twitter, LinkedIn, Bloomberg, and FINRA, Presto experienced an unprecedented growth in popularity in both on-premises and cloud deployments in the last few years. Presto is really a SQL-on-Anything engine in a single query can access data from Hadoop, S3-compatible object stores, RDBMS, NoSQL and custom data stores. This talk will cover some of the best use cases for Presto, recent advancements in the project such as Cost-Based Optimizer and Geospatial functions as well as discuss the roadmap going forward.


Kamil is a technology leader in the large scale data warehousing and analytics space. He is CTO of Starburst, the enterprise Presto company. Prior to co-founding Starburst, Kamil was the Chief Architect at the Teradata Center for Hadoop in Boston, focusing on the open source SQL engine Presto. Previously, he was the co-founder and chief software architect of Hadapt, the first SQL-on-Hadoop company, acquired by Teradata in 2014.