Why we use Presto not Hive for interactive Hadoop queries, Shazam data engineer

John Leonard
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Dan Osipov, data engineer at music app and media streaming service Shazam, explains why Facebook's Presto is quicker by design

Hadoop is a revolutionary data management platform and one whose time has come, but it is not great for everything. For example the sort of rapid ad hoc querying often required for analytics is not...

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