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Google, Twitter Expand Data Cloud Partnership

Google and Twitter are expanding a partnership that will see the social media platform complete the move of its analytics, data processing and machine learning workloads to Google’s Data Cloud. The partners said the sh Read more…

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

The Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there's plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball Read more…

Google Cloud Extends BigQuery to AWS, Azure

Google Cloud today announced BigQuery Omni, a new offering that allows BigQuery users to analyze data residing in Amazon Web Services and, soon, Microsoft Azure, in addition to data residing in Google Cloud. BigQuery Omni will provide a... Read more…

Google Enters Data Catalog Business, Updates BigQuery

Google today rolled out a data catalog that will eventually give customers visibility into all of their data assets in the Google Cloud and beyond. It also bolstered BigQuery with support for materialized views and a new Read more…

Tick Data Comes to BigQuery

A huge batch of tick data, used by financial traders to track the minimum upward or downward movement of stock prices, has been added to Google Cloud Platform, allowing financial analysts to plug pricing and trading data Read more…

The Data Nerds Have Won

The data is in and the results are clear: The data nerds have won. That's the consensus emerging from Looker's user conference in San Francisco this week, where hundreds of data professionals congregated to extend their Read more…

Return of the Living Data

When Google published a paper on its proprietary BigQuery engine about nine years ago, the open source community reproduced the technology as best they could, just as they did with MapReduce and the Google File System, w Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

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, Googl Read more…

Google Cloud Unveils Slew of New Data Management and Analytics Services

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 Read more…

Google Touts Stable Cloud Storage Prices

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 pla Read more…

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

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 quit Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

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 Read more…

Looker Joins Google in Launch of BigQuery ML

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 BigQue Read more…

Google Cloud Will Assist With March Madness Brackets

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 learni Read more…

Looker Rolls New Google BigQuery Tools

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 o Read more…

What it Takes to Deliver Real-Time Traffic Info

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…

BIME Brings BigQuery into BI Fold

Like so many business intelligence vendors staking a claim in the big data era, BIME (pronounced as beam) is focusing on advanced analytics that don’t take seasoned experts to guard. In addition to emphasizing usability, the company’s other.... Read more…

Yahoo’s Genome Brings Data as a Service

Yahoo has lifted the lid on its BigQuery rival, Genome, which provides a data-as-a-service model for companies to comb through terabytes of Yahoo and partner network data in real time to look for trends for more targeted advertising and hopefully, other purposes as it.... Read more…

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