Two weeks ago I was asked to go to Open Source Summit North America 2023 in Vancouver on short notice. Last week I took a beautiful floatplane ride in the morning to get there from my home on Vancouver Island. … Read more →
It all started many years ago when I regularly taught virtual and in person training classes for Apache Maven and Sonatype Nexus. At some stage when working on the Takari material Jason van Zyl suggested that we use Trino … Read more →
It has been a bit over two months now and our book Trino: The Definitive Guide has been spreading like wildfire in the Trino community. Starburst has sponsored the digital copy for everyone, so you can get your free PDF … Read more →
And it is going to be amazing. Working on Trino developer relations with Brian and Cole, and all the maintainers and contributors has been keeping me extra busy in the last couple of months. Especially since this is on top … Read more →
It is done. After weeks of updating, verifying, and working with the awesome team at O’Reilly, the second edition of Trino: The Definitive Guide is now about to go into print. You can already preorder the new version on OReilly.com, … Read more →
Today I am pleased to announce that I have been working with O’Reilly to launch a training course about using Presto for beginners. Your first opportunity to join me in Presto First Steps is coming your way in November 2020.
I have been watching the FLOSS Weekly video podcast on and off for many years now. It was a special treat to be a guest of Randal yesterday. Together with Dain Sundstrom we talked about Presto and tried to answer … Read more →
I was always an avid reader, maxing out the number of books allowed for checkout from the library with each visit. And if I had the time I would still read as many books as way back when I was … Read more →