Big Data Analytics in the Cloud
Google BigQuery. It’s a BIG deal.
“Google is living a few years in the future and sending the rest of us messages.”
“Game Over – we win!”
BigQuery is the branding and bundling of technical innovations Google created and perfected internally for over a decade. The tech behind BigQuery helps Google run.
By exposing these technologies as a product, we all have the ability to easily unleash the data processing power of Google onto our Big Data datasets in a cost-effective way.
- Serverless & fully-managed
- Super fast & super scalable
- Secure. Data encrypted at rest & on-the-wire
- Inexpensive & easy to use
To become a little more versed in BigQuery & what is behind it, you can click over to my 16 slide Executive Intro to BigQuery. My Slideshare gets you up to speed and also has a short demo that taps into the power of BigQuery from R. For a good high-level overview of R, I suggest checking out my 12 slide Executive Intro to R.
In the Amazon-Google-Microsoft-IBM-Oracle battle for your data and IT budget dollars, Google sees BigQuery as a key differentiator. And they could be right.
re-posted with permission from the author, William M. Cohee