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The Big Cloud Data Boom Gets Even Bigger, Thanks to COVID-19

May 7, 2020 |

Public clouds were gaining momentum before COVID-19. Now, nearly eight weeks into the pandemic and associated shutdown of work and play, clouds are gaining even more ground as companies scramble to virtualize as much of their operations as possible, including data storage and analytics workloads. Read more…

Google, Splunk Partner on Multi-Cloud Data

May 5, 2020 |

As cloud vendors seek to reduce data movement as a way of preserving network bandwidth and computing resources, they are also promoting greater cloud access to “holistic” data sets spawned by the increasing number of hybrid deployments. Read more…

Google Enters Data Catalog Business, Updates BigQuery

Apr 30, 2020 |

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 method for exporting SQL-based machine learning models in the TensorFlow format. Read more…

Google Adds In-Memory BI Option to BigQuery

Feb 26, 2020 |

Response times for interactive queries in Google BigQuery are about to get better thanks to a new in-memory BI option added by the Web giant. Google is also adding a new migration service for moving data from AWS S3 and RedShift, as well as a new Flex Slot usage option. Read more…

Tick Data Comes to BigQuery

Feb 11, 2020 |

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 into the cloud vendor’s BigQuery cloud data warehouse. Read more…

Google Charts Data Stack Overhaul with Kubernetes

Sep 10, 2019 |

Google today announced that its hosted Spark and Hadoop distribution, Cloud Dataproc, can now run on Kubernetes, at least as an alpha. It may not sound particularly groundbreaking. But when you consider the work that went into replacing YARN with Kubernetes on Cloud Datarpoc — Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Jul 31, 2019 |

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it’s just better when data is closer. Read more…

Google Adds Elastifile to Cloud Storage Mix

Jul 10, 2019 |

Since assuming command at Google Cloud last fall, Thomas Kurian has aggressively pursued acquisitions designed to help differentiate its services as customers roll out their multi-cloud strategies.

The ex-Oracle (NYSE: Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Jul 3, 2019 |

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That’s one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data — Read more…

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