Big Data SQL: Overview of Apache Drill Query Execution Capabilities

In this Whiteboard Walkthrough, Neeraja Rentachintala, Senior Director of Product Management at MapR Technologies, gives an overview of how open source Apache Drill achieves low latency for interactive SQL queries carried out on large datasets. With Drill, you can use familiar ANSI SQL BI tools, such as Tableau or MicroStrategy, plus do exploration directly on big data.

For additional material:

  1. Apache Drill 1.6 and the MapR Converged Data Platform – The Emergence of a New Generation Stack for ‘JSON-Enabled Big Data Analytics
  2. SQL Query on Mixed Schema Date Using Apache Drill
  3. Apache Drill sandbox