Google Big Query: Analyze terabytes of data in seconds


This post is with little higher tech hotness. Traditional Database management system are pretty good at handling data using SQL. However is you hve massive amount of data (in Terabytes) then query processing gets very time consuming unless you are having proper hardware and infrastructure. By introducing Big Query Google allows you to process your massive amount data using Google's extremely powerful hardware. Google Big Query allows you to process this large amount of data using SQL like syntax. Of-course they are charge you on usage basis but it eliminates need of purchasing your own hardware.

Know more about Big Query here.

You can access BigQuery by using a browser tool or a command-line tool, or by making calls to the BigQuery REST API using a variety of client libraries such as Java, PHP or Python. There are also a variety of third-party tools that you can use to interact with BigQuery, such as visualizing the data or loading the data.

You can get started with Google BigQuery by following simple steps. Check this link. Google provides free Quota for Big Query project. You can checkout pricing for Big Query here.

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