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Picking the right approach for Presto on AWS:
Amazon Athena vs. Ahana Cloud


Presto SQL Engine
Ahana Cloud for Presto

Presto is a distributed SQL query engine for ad hoc analytics on your data lake. While many users want to leverage Presto in the cloud, there are a few different approaches you can take to get there. Some examples are Presto on AWS and Ahana Cloud as a managed service.

In this webinar we will discuss two different approaches: a serverless approach (AWS Athena) and a managed service approach (Ahana Cloud), along with key considerations when deciding which is right for you.

We will cover:

  • An introduction to both AWS Athena and Ahana Cloud
  • What a serverless approach means, including benefits and limitations
  • What a managed service approach means, including benefits and limitations
  • How to pick the best approach based on your needs

If you’re using or evaluating Presto today, be sure to register to learn more about running Presto in the cloud.

Are you looking for additional information about how to get up and running with Presto as the SQL engine for your Open Data Lakehouse? Take a deeper dive into out blog post, Building an Open Data Lakehouse with Presto, Hudi and AWS S3.

Register to see the on-demand recording


Asif Kazi
Principal Solutions Engineer, Ahana

Solutions Engineer, Ahana