Starburst Enterprise Gets An Upgrade
August 20, 2021
The new release provides Starburst customers with net new capabilities alongside more advanced connectivity, improved performance, and more security features. Among the new capabilities, Starburst Cached Views expands the concept of traditional materialized views to be applied to the data mesh. Starburst Cached Views allows domain experts to easily enrich, transform and move data according to their needs.
"Achieving a successful data mesh architecture requires the ability to access data in disparate systems and sources. Starburst Cached Views enables users to query data from other systems, and transparently cache that data in their own domain for increased performance," said Matt Fuller, VP, Product and co-founder of Starburst Data. "This can provide significant performance advantages by precalculating complex queries and joins and caching closer to consumers. It can also significantly reduce data egress costs and enable domain experts to create a performant semantic layer."
The release additionally includes a new proprietary Parquet reader, improving read performance on Parquet files by an average of 20% over Trino. With the release of the Parquet reader, Starburst has reinforced its position as the leader in analytics and performance on data lakes.
In addition to Starburst Cached Views and Parquet reader, this release of Starburst Enterprise includes these new offerings to help serve data mesh architectures:
As organizations create, manage and consume more and more data, lakehouses allow organizations to cheaply store large amounts of data while giving users the fine-grained control they need to keep their data up to date, and compliant with data regulations. In this release, Starburst is excited to announce the following improvements to support lakehouse architectures: