Hadoop

Facebook tops itself with an even faster tool for querying big data in Hadoop

07th Nov `13, 10:32 AM in Hadoop

Just when big data vendors got used to Hive, the Facebook-created open-source tool for querying big datasets on…

BDMS
Guest Contributor
 

Just when big data vendors got used to Hive, the Facebook-created open-source tool for querying big datasets on Hadoop, here comes an even faster alternative.

Called Presto, the new tool also comes from Facebook — and, like Hive, it too has now been released under an open-source license, a few months after it was publicly disclosed at a Facebook conference.

You’d think that a new, faster, open-source tool would be cause for celebration, right? Or at least you’d think companies commercializing Hive and similar tools to stop what they were doing and immediately start supporting Presto, or even building on what they have.

Read More
MORE FROM BIG DATA MADE SIMPLE