What is Presto and what are its top alternatives?
Top Alternatives to Presto
- Apache Spark
Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning. ...
A state-of-the-art platform for statistical modeling and high-performance statistical computation. Used for statistical modeling, data analysis, and prediction in the social, biological, and physical sciences, engineering, and business. ...
- Apache Impala
Impala is a modern, open source, MPP SQL query engine for Apache Hadoop. Impala is shipped by Cloudera, MapR, and Amazon. With Impala, you can query data, whether stored in HDFS or Apache HBase – including SELECT, JOIN, and aggregate functions – in real time. ...
Snowflake eliminates the administration and management demands of traditional data warehouses and big data platforms. Snowflake is a true data warehouse as a service running on Amazon Web Services (AWS)—no infrastructure to manage and no knobs to turn. ...
- Apache Drill
Apache Drill is a distributed MPP query layer that supports SQL and alternative query languages against NoSQL and Hadoop data storage systems. It was inspired in part by Google's Dremel. ...
Druid is a distributed, column-oriented, real-time analytics data store that is commonly used to power exploratory dashboards in multi-tenant environments. Druid excels as a data warehousing solution for fast aggregate queries on petabyte sized data sets. Druid supports a variety of flexible filters, exact calculations, approximate algorithms, and other useful calculations. ...
It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data. ...
- Apache Flink
Apache Flink is an open source system for fast and versatile data analytics in clusters. Flink supports batch and streaming analytics, in one system. Analytical programs can be written in concise and elegant APIs in Java and Scala. ...
Presto alternatives & related posts
- Fast and Flexible48
- One platform for every big data problem8
- Great for distributed SQL like applications8
- Easy to install and to use6
- Works well for most Datascience usecases3
- Interactive Query2
- In memory Computation2
- Machine learning libratimery, Streaming in real2
related Apache Spark posts
The algorithms and data infrastructure at Stitch Fix is housed in #AWS. Data acquisition is split between events flowing through Kafka, and periodic snapshots of PostgreSQL DBs. We store data in an Amazon S3 based data warehouse. Apache Spark on Yarn is our tool of choice for data movement and #ETL. Because our storage layer (s3) is decoupled from our processing layer, we are able to scale our compute environment very elastically. We have several semi-permanent, autoscaling Yarn clusters running to serve our data processing needs. While the bulk of our compute infrastructure is dedicated to algorithmic processing, we also implemented Presto for adhoc queries and dashboards.
Beyond data movement and ETL, most #ML centric jobs (e.g. model training and execution) run in a similarly elastic environment as containers running Python and R code on Amazon EC2 Container Service clusters. The execution of batch jobs on top of ECS is managed by Flotilla, a service we built in house and open sourced (see https://github.com/stitchfix/flotilla-os).
At Stitch Fix, algorithmic integrations are pervasive across the business. We have dozens of data products actively integrated systems. That requires serving layer that is robust, agile, flexible, and allows for self-service. Models produced on Flotilla are packaged for deployment in production using Khan, another framework we've developed internally. Khan provides our data scientists the ability to quickly productionize those models they've developed with open source frameworks in Python 3 (e.g. PyTorch, sklearn), by automatically packaging them as Docker containers and deploying to Amazon ECS. This provides our data scientist a one-click method of getting from their algorithms to production. We then integrate those deployments into a service mesh, which allows us to A/B test various implementations in our product.
For more info:
- Our Algorithms Tour: https://algorithms-tour.stitchfix.com/
- Our blog: https://multithreaded.stitchfix.com/blog/
- Careers: https://multithreaded.stitchfix.com/careers/
#DataScience #DataStack #Data
Why we built Marmaray, an open source generic data ingestion and dispersal framework and library for Apache Hadoop :
Built and designed by our Hadoop Platform team, Marmaray is a plug-in-based framework built on top of the Hadoop ecosystem. Users can add support to ingest data from any source and disperse to any sink leveraging the use of Apache Spark . The name, Marmaray, comes from a tunnel in Turkey connecting Europe and Asia. Similarly, we envisioned Marmaray within Uber as a pipeline connecting data from any source to any sink depending on customer preference:
(Direct GitHub repo: https://github.com/uber/marmaray Kafka Kafka Manager )
related Stan posts
- Super fast11
- Massively Parallel Processing1
- Load Balancing1
- High Performance1
- Open Sourse1
related Apache Impala posts
I have been working on a Java application to demonstrate the latency for the select/insert/update operations on KUDU storage using Apache Kudu API - Java based client. I have a few queries about using Apache Kudu API
Do we have JDBC wrapper to use Apache Kudu API for getting connection to Kudu masters with connection pool mechanism and all DB operations?
Does Apache KuduAPI supports order by, group by, and aggregate functions? if yes, how to implement these functions using Kudu APIs.
How can we add kudu predicates to Kudu update operation? if yes, how?
Does Apache Kudu API supports batch insertion (execute the Kudu Insert for multiple rows at one go instead of row by row)? (like Kudusession.apply(List);)
Does Apache Kudu API support join on tables?
which tool is preferred over others (Apache Impala /Kudu API) for read and update/insert DB operations?
- Public and Private Data Sharing7
- Good Performance4
- User Friendly4
- Great Documentation3
- Usage based billing1
related Snowflake posts
I'm wondering if any Cloud Firestore users might be open to sharing some input and challenges encountered when trying to create a low-cost, low-latency data pipeline to their Analytics warehouse (e.g. Google BigQuery, Snowflake, etc...)
I'm working with a platform by the name of Estuary.dev, an ETL/ELT and we are conducting some research on the pain points here to see if there are drawbacks of the Firestore->BQ extension and/or if users are seeking easy ways for getting nosql->fine-grained tabular data
Please feel free to drop some knowledge/wish list stuff on me for a better pipeline here!
I use Google BigQuery because it makes is super easy to query and store data for analytics workloads. If you're using GCP, you're likely using BigQuery. However, running data viz tools directly connected to BigQuery will run pretty slow. They recently announced BI Engine which will hopefully compete well against big players like Snowflake when it comes to concurrency.
What's nice too is that it has SQL-based ML tools, and it has great GIS support!
- NoSQL and Hadoop4
- Lightning speed and simplicity in face of data jungle3
- Well documented for fast install2
- SQL interface to multiple datasources1
- Nested Data support1
- Read Structured and unstructured data1
- V1.10 released - https://drill.apache.org/1
related Apache Drill posts
- Real Time Aggregations15
- Batch and Real-Time Ingestion6
- OLAP + OLTP3
- Combining stream and historical analytics2
- Limited sql support3
- Joins are not supported well2
related Druid posts
My background is in Data analytics in the telecom domain. Have to build the database for analyzing large volumes of CDR data so far the data are maintained in a file server and the application queries data from the files. It's consuming a lot of resources queries are taking time so now I am asked to come up with the approach. I planned to rewrite the app, so which database needs to be used. I am confused between MongoDB and Druid.
So please do advise me on picking from these two and why?
My process is like this: I would get data once a month, either from Google BigQuery or as parquet files from Azure Blob Storage. I have a script that does some cleaning and then stores the result as partitioned parquet files because the following process cannot handle loading all data to memory.
The next process is making a heavy computation in a parallel fashion (per partition), and storing 3 intermediate versions as parquet files: two used for statistics, and the third will be filtered and create the final files.
I make a report based on the two files in Jupyter notebook and convert it to HTML.
- Everything is done with vanilla python and Pandas.
- sometimes I may get a different format of data
- cloud service is Microsoft Azure.
What I'm considering is the following:
Get the data with Kafka or with native python, do the first processing, and store data in Druid, the second processing will be done with Apache Spark getting data from apache druid.
the intermediate states can be stored in druid too. and visualization would be with apache superset.
- Ability to style search results into reports2
- Alert system based on custom query results2
- API for searching logs, running reports2
- Query engine supports joining, aggregation, stats, etc2
- Query any log as key-value pairs1
- Splunk language supports string, date manip, math, etc1
- Granular scheduling and time window support1
- Custom log parsing as well as automatic parsing1
- Dashboarding on any log contents1
- Rich GUI for searching live logs1
- Splunk query language rich so lots to learn1
related Splunk posts
I use Kibana because it ships with the ELK stack. I don't find it as powerful as Splunk however it is light years above grepping through log files. We previously used Grafana but found it to be annoying to maintain a separate tool outside of the ELK stack. We were able to get everything we needed from Kibana.
- Unified batch and stream processing16
- Easy to use streaming apis8
- Out-of-the box connector to kinesis,s3,hdfs8
- Open Source4
- Low latency2
related Apache Flink posts
I need to build the Alert & Notification framework with the use of a scheduled program. We will analyze the events from the database table and filter events that are falling under a day timespan and send these event messages over email. Currently, we are using Kafka Pub/Sub for messaging. The customer wants us to move on Apache Flink, I am trying to understand how Apache Flink could be fit better for us.
I have to build a data processing application with an Apache Beam stack and Apache Flink runner on an Amazon EMR cluster. I saw some instability with the process and EMR clusters that keep going down. Here, the Apache Beam application gets inputs from Kafka and sends the accumulative data streams to another Kafka topic. Any advice on how to make the process more stable?