Ahana Announces Additional $7.2 Million Funding Led by Liberty Global Ventures and Debuts Free Community Edition of Ahana Cloud for Presto for the Open Data Lakehouse
Community Edition users can easily upgrade to the full version of Ahana Cloud for Presto, which adds increased security including integration with Apache Ranger and AWS Lake Formation, price-performance benefits including multi-level caching, and enterprise-level support.Over the past year weve focused on bringing the easiest managed service for Presto to market, and today were thrilled to announce a forever-free community edition to drive more adoption of Presto across the broader open source user community. Our belief in Presto as the best SQL query engine for the Open Data Lakehouse is underscored by our new relationship with Liberty Global, said Steven Mih, Cofounder and CEO, Ahana. With the Community Edition, data platform teams get unlimited production use of Presto at a good amount of scale for lightning-fast insights on their data.Today were seeing more companies embrace cloud-based technologies to deliver superior customer experiences. Ahana has innovated to address these challenges with its industry-leading approach to bring the most high-performing, cost-effective SQL query engine to data platforms teams. Presto, the open source project created by Meta and used at Uber, Twitter and thousands more, is the de facto standard for fast SQL processing on data lakes.