Presto/Accumulo: Lessons Learned

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The Presto/Accumulo connector has been in production for over 18 months. It's been successful overall, but we have had some pain points along the way with some tech debt as well as design decisions.

During this session, we'll briefly review the Accumulo connector for Presto as well as the use case that drove the initial implementation. We'll discuss the pain points we have experienced with the connector, and the latest features and changes to the connector to improve query performance, ingestion, and ease of use.


Adam Shook
Principal Consultant, Datacatessen
Adam Shook is Founder and Principal Consultant at Datacatessen, a boutique big data solutions company specializing in data architecture and engineering. Shook graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and took a job building a new high-performance graphics engine for a game studio. Looking for new challenges, he enrolled in the Computer Science graduate program at UMBC focusing on distributed computing technologies. Shook has worked on developing a wide variety of data applications and analytics deployed on large-scale production data platforms in both the commercial and government spaces. He is involved in developing and instructing graduate and undergraduate courses at UMBC, preparing young minds to work with big data. He spends what little free time he has playing video games and homebrewing.