All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘BigQuery’

Google Cloud Platform Gets Price Drop, New Features

Google announced on Tuesday at its Cloud Platform Live event that it is lowering prices on Cloud Platform, and launching cloud-based DevOps tooling, Managed Virtual Machines (VM) for App Engine, real-time Big Data analytics with BigQuery. On the pricing, Google SVP of Technical Infrastructure Urs H√∂lzle says, “The original promise of cloud computing was simple: virtualize hardware, pay only for …

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Google Adds Capabilities To BigQuery

Google announced a new update to BigQuery today, with the ability to run queries that return large numbers of rows and save them as a new table. The update also adds window functions, like the ability to take advantage of Rank and Partition to create statistical analyses with simpler SQL. Additionally, recent queries that are re-run return a cached result …

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Google BigQuery Helps Show How Weather Influences Shopping

Interactions, a marketing firm for supermarket chains and big box stores, announced some interesting findings based on analysis with Google’s BigQuery and Tableau, measuring the effects of major weather events on sales. “This case study is just the first analysis in an ongoing relationship between Interactions, Google and Tableau to provide retailers and CPGS with data management solutions and insightful …

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Google Ups Its Cloud Platform Support Game

Google announced the launch of a new set of support packages for services on the Google Cloud Platform today. These cover App Engine, Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, BigQuery, etc. “While you can go to Stack Overflow or Google Groups, we realize some of you may need 24×7 coverage, phone support or direct access to a Technical Account Manager …

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Google Adds Batch Queries, Excel Connector To BigQuery

Google announced today that it has added a couple of new features to BigQuery, its Big Data analysis service. It now supports batch queries, and has a connector for Excel. “While BigQuery specializes in getting insights quickly, we understand that there are important, non-interactive queries, such as nightly reports, that businesses also need to run,” says product manager Ju-kay Kwek. …

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Google’s BigQuery Means Analytics for all Businesses

Google is introducing an analytics solution for businesses of all sizes without the need for investments in additional hardware or software. BigQuery is a web service that lets you analyze information from huge datasets and have on-demand access to the figures. The service is available for free right now. Google has been running a trial version of their analytical solution …

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BigQuery: Google’s Data Analysis Platform

Let’s say you’re with a company that analyzes thousands of terabytes as part of its business. You can either build a giant data farm to sift all of the data, or you can, well, all you can really do is build a server farm. Google hopes to help those kind of companies with their data analysis by offering up their …

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