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Starburst Announces Free Software To Accelerate COVID-19 Data Discovery & Analytics

Starburst announced a free offer aimed at helping healthcare professionals stop the spread of COVID-19. The offer is available for the duration of 2020 and is specifically for universities, hospitals, and healthcare research organizations, including government and non-government organizations (NGOs) that have teams dedicated to analyzing COVID-19 data.

Presto: Open Source for the Enterprise

Presto addresses a real need for a portable SQL on Hadoop tool. It is architected from the ground up for high performance interactive query processing. Open source is a fount of continual innovation, especially with regard to big data. In addition, there are strong tools that come with specific Hadoop distributions. The fact is that organizations will deploy multiple tools. For organizations moving toward a Unified Data Architecture, the rationale for adopting Presto is even stronger.