Starburst Announces General Availability of Galaxy, a Cloud-Based Managed Service That Offers Quick and Easy Deployment of Trino on AWS
After two months of successful beta testing, the fully automated cloud native product provides the fastest access to data silos to make better data-driven business decisions.
BOSTON, May 12, 2021 / CNW / – Starburst, the anywhere analytics company, today announced general availability of its fully managed cloud offering, Starburst Galaxy, at the AWS Americas Summit. This comes after the release of the beta product in February 2021. Built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Starburst Galaxy removes the time and complexity associated with traditional data warehousing models that require data to be copied and ingested before it is available for analysis. Instead, Galaxy lets you query data where it is and speed up data-driven decision making.
Starburst sees Galaxy adoption by leading tech, retail, and e-commerce organizations operating in the cloud age. These customers strive to access their data faster in order to make better business decisions. Starburst Galaxy provides the easiest way to get started with Trino (formerly known as PrestoSQL), the fastest distributed query engine. Galaxy dramatically simplifies application deployment and development by managing complex processes such as configuration, upgrades and scaling seamlessly within the platform. Starburst Galaxy speeds up information access time with production-ready Trino, built-in security, and an easy-to-use interface.
“As businesses strive to become data-driven, data teams need simpler solutions that help them quickly discover the value of their data,” said Matt Fuller, co-founder and vice president of products at Starburst. “With Galaxy GA, we’re ready to help cloud-native businesses that want to query data on the data lake in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and AWS Glue. We will also continue to rapidly deploy new features that give businesses the benefit of a cloud-based managed service on any data storage in a cloud environment. ”
Starburst Galaxy is designed for customers who need to access more data quickly with the tools and skills they already have. The main advantages include:
- Access to familiar technologies and tools: Query your data lake data in Amazon S3 and AWS Glue Data Catalog using your preferred SQL-based or business intelligence tool
- Better and faster decision making on more data for data consumers: Complete lifecycle management of Trino clusters in your own Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
- Reduced data movement and copy load for data engineers: Provision and run your first SQL query in less than an hour
- Reduced infrastructure management overheads for data operations professionals: Transparent pricing based on hourly consumption and paid through AWS Marketplace.
Matt Aslett, Research Director at 451 Research, recently published a report, Starburst Introduces Galaxy to Accelerate Analytics in Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Computing, and said, “Starburst Galaxy provides cluster monitoring, as well as a notebook development environment through which data engineers can explore, query and visualize data sources, as well as create notebooks to share with analysts. of data.
“We quickly partnered with Starburst because their products were in line with our goal of helping organizations get answers from data in minutes instead of months,” said Kaycee lai, CEO and Founder of Promethium, Starburst Galaxy Customer and Beta Partner. “The Starburst Galaxy cloud-based service allows us to focus on delivering a highly differentiated solution for delivering data as a service. As Galaxy dramatically simplifies and speeds up the deployment and management of Trino, we can spend more time innovating on NLP, AI, and collaboration capabilities so that customers can quickly get answers from their data. , no matter where the data is located. ”
Starburst is uniquely qualified to offer this Managed Trino offering. The Starburst team includes pioneers in query engine and database development, including all four creators of the open source project.
Starburst Galaxy is now generally available on AWS, with additional cloud providers becoming available in the future. For more information visit https://www.starburst.io/platform/starburst-galaxy/.
Starburst unlocks the value of data by allowing it to quickly and easily access anywhere. Starburst queries data in any database, making it instantly actionable for data-driven organizations. With Starburst, teams can lower the total cost of their infrastructure and analytics investments, avoid vendor blockages, and use existing tools that work for their business.
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