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Configuring and Tuning Presto Performance with Dain

With the help of David’s training about advanced SQL, you composed a number of useful queries. You gained valuable insights from the resulting data. However these complex queries take time to run. If only you could make them run faster. I think we have just what you need:

Join us for a free webinar Understanding and Tuning Presto Query Processing with Dain Sundstrom.


We did it again! Joined by over 120 eager students we discussed all sorts of aspects of sizing and tuning your Presto cluster. Yet again we received so many questions that we went over our planned time budget. The material covered is crucial to run a Presto deployment successfully in production, so make sure you check out the recording and the slide deck:

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In our new Presto Training Series we give Presto users an opportunity to learn advanced skills from the co-creators of Presto – David Phillips, Martin Traverso and Dain Sundstrom. Beyond the basics, each of the four training sessions covers critical topics for scaling Presto to more users and use cases.

This training session is geared towards helping users tune and size their Presto deployment for optimal performance. Delivered by Dain Sundstrom, this session covers the following topics:

  • Cluster configuration and node sizing
  • Memory configuration and management
  • Improving task concurrency and worker scheduling
  • Tuning your JVM configuration
  • Investigating queries for join order and other criteria
  • Tuning the cost-based optimizer

Date: Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Time: 10am PDT (San Francisco), 1pm EDT (New York), 6pm BST (London), 5pm UTC

Duration: 2h

Register now! #

We look forward to many Presto users joining us.

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