The Presto Basis is happy to share its upcoming digital group convention PrestoCon Day, going down on 7 June 2023.
Presto is an open-source, quick and dependable SQL question engine that gives one easy ANSI SQL interface for all of your knowledge analytics and your open lakehouse. A few of the greatest corporations on the planet are contributing to the Presto open-source challenge, together with Meta, Uber and Intel.
Why Presto and IBM?
IBM not too long ago made an thrilling announcement in AI: watsonx, an enterprise-ready AI and knowledge platform designed to multiply the impression of AI throughout your small business, with 3 core capabilities:
Constructed on an open lakehouse architecture, watsonx.knowledge is the open, hybrid and ruled fit-for-purpose knowledge retailer optimized to scale all knowledge, analytics and AI workloads. Watsonx.knowledge is designed with a number of open-source question engines, together with Presto and Spark, that may optimize workload prices and efficiency at scale. Watsonx.knowledge will incorporate the most recent efficiency enhancements to the Presto question engine and proceed to optimize the engine by way of IBM’s latest acquisition of Ahana, the one SaaS for Presto and a robust contributor to the Presto open-source group.
IBM has a big historical past contributing to open-source capabilities. The corporate was one of many earliest champions of open supply, partnering with organizations like Linux, Apache, and Eclipse, pushing for open licenses, open governance and open requirements. Moreover, Intel is a founding member of the PrestoDB basis, and has collaborated with IBM to ship speedy and dependable knowledge processing to watsonx.knowledge, which can also be engineered to make use of Intel’s built-in accelerators on Intel’s new 4th Gen Xeon Scalable Processors.
What’s PrestoCon Day?
PrestoCon Day brings collectively Presto customers and builders from organizations across the globe. The digital present will characteristic many marquee customers sharing how they use Presto to energy their knowledge analytics and lakehouses. Session highlights embrace:
- Presto at Adobe: How Adobe Promoting makes use of Presto for Adhoc Question, Customized Reporting, and Inside Pipelines
- How Bolt, the “Uber” of Europe, applied a Lakehouse structure with Presto
- Presto question efficiency optimization for Alibaba Cloud’s log analytics service
- How HPE Ezmeral makes use of Presto for unified analytics
- Driving innovation with the ability of open supply and open governance with Presto Basis Chair Girish Baliga of Uber and Vikram Murali, VP of Hybrid Knowledge Administration at IBM
The full agenda is out there right here. Anybody who needs to learn the way among the world’s largest corporations are utilizing Presto to energy their knowledge lakehouses at scale is inspired to attend. At PrestoCon Day, you’ll get to see among the new options coming to Presto, IBM watsonx.knowledge, in addition to be taught extra about widespread use instances and finest practices.