Presented at Global AI Conference in Boston 2018:
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.