Presto: The Definitive Guide

Presto: The Definitive Guide: SQL at Any Scale, on Any Storage, in Any Environment

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (April 28, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 149204427X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1492044277

eBook Description:

Presto: The Definitive Guide: SQL at Any Scale, on Any Storage, in Any Environment

Perform fast interactive analytics against different data sources using the Presto high-performance, distributed SQL query engine. With this practical guide, you’ll learn how to conduct analytics on data where it lives, whether it’s Hive, Cassandra, a relational database, or a proprietary data store. Analysts, software engineers, and production engineers will learn how to manage, use, and even develop with Presto.

Learn with Presto: The Definitive Guide:

  • Get started: Explore Presto’s use cases and learn about tools that will help you connect to Presto and query data
  • Go deeper: Learn Presto’s internal workings, including how to connect to and query data sources with support for SQL statements, operators, functions, and more
  • Put Presto in production: Use this query engine for security and monitoring and with other applications; learn how other organizations apply Presto

Initially developed by Facebook, open source Presto is now used by Netflix, Airbnb, LinkedIn, Twitter, Uber, and many other companies. Matt Fuller, Manfred Moser, and Martin Traverso from Starburst show you how a single Presto query can combine data from multiple sources to allow for analytics across your entire organization.


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