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Presto - a small step for DevOps engineer but a big step for BigData analyst

I bet you have found this article after googling some of the issues you encounter when working with a Hadoop cluster. You probably deal with Hive queries used for exploratory data analysis that are processed way too long. Moreover, you cannot adapt Spark in your organization for every use case because of the fact that writing jobs requires quite strong programming skills. Clogged Yarn queues might be your nightmare and waiting for the launch of the container when you run even a small query drives you mad. Before we deployed Presto — a Fast SQL engine provided by Facebook — our analysts struggled with these problems on a regular basis. Introduction

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Piotr is a data platform engineer. He strongly believes in scientific attitude so he enjoys analytical part of his work the most. After hours he likes reading books with up to two characters and listening to some boring music.