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Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Jun 6, 2019 |

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

Google Cloud Unveils Slew of New Data Management and Analytics Services

Apr 10, 2019 |

Google today unveiled a handful of new cloud services designed to simplify common tasks in the data analytics workflow, including a beta of a new data integration and ETL service called Cloud Data Fusion, the capability to leverage BigQuery from a spreadsheet interface, and the addition of Tensorflow machine learning capabilities to BigQuery ML, among others. Read more…

Google Touts Stable Cloud Storage Prices

Mar 5, 2019 |

Thomas Kurian, who succeeded Diane Greene last November as chief of Google Cloud, has been outspoken about plans to compete more aggressively in the cutthroat public cloud market. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invest $13 billion in this year in U.S. Read more…

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

Nov 5, 2018 |

Bill Inmon is generally credited with inventing the phrase “data warehouse” in the early 1990s to describe the stockpiling of data using relational databases. It may be an older term, but the activity itself remains quite relevant today, especially considering the huge amounts of data we generate every day. Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

Oct 10, 2018 |

Google Cloud is extending the reach of its BigQuery data warehouse deeper into Europe, enabling users to store data and perform analytics in the countries where they operate.

Regional availability of data storage and analytics was introduced in London this week with a phased rollout across Europe scheduled for later in the year, Google announced during a company event in the British capital on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

Looker Joins Google in Launch of BigQuery ML

Jul 26, 2018 |

Looker, the data platform builder looking to expand the reach of its “horizontal” foundation, added another component this week with the integration of its tools with the beta release of Google’s cloud-based BigQuery ML. Read more…

Google Cloud Will Assist With March Madness Brackets

Dec 21, 2017 |

With Amazon Web Services maintaining its dominance n the public cloud market, the price wars of the last few years have given way to new ways of competing with the AWS juggernaut as big data, analytics and machine learning help expand the booming cloud market. Read more…

Looker Rolls New Google BigQuery Tools

Nov 10, 2015 |

Addressing the growing need to gain insights from ever-larger data sets, an analytical tool vendor specializing in Google’s BigQuery database is releasing new platform components designed to expand availability and use of the Google platform across the enterprise. Read more…

What it Takes to Deliver Real-Time Traffic Info

Aug 1, 2012 |Providing real-time traffic updates is a practical and feasible application of the big data analysis technology that exists today. While there are multiple companies plugging away at the task of delivering actionable information based on real-time streams of GPS.... Read more…

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