AI-Enabled Visual Inspection At The Edge | July 6, 2022

10:00 am Central Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning are needed today to address automation of quality inspection such as product quality, welding seams, electronic boards, and silicon wafers. Today, manufacturing plant operators are worried about extending the cloud to their production lines because of resource constraints and security concerns. More specifically, the challenge is in […]

Google Launches BigLake, a Bottomless Data Lake for Storing Data from Anywhere

Google Launches BigLake, a New Storage Engine Solution

At the 2022 Cloud Data Summit, Google announced the launch of BigLake, a new cross-platform solution that went into preview on April 13 and will make it easier to analyze data, regardless of where or how it’s stored. It’s big news for developers looking for a more uniform storage engine to streamline their business data. […]

Google Cloud SQL: Best Practices for Maximizing High Availability

Maximizing High Availability on Google Cloud SQL

For companies large and small, usage of Google Cloud SQL instances always shares one common business requirement: high availability. High availability is a system’s ability to operate continuously without failure. For traditional, on-premise SQL instances, high availability can be fraught with data availability and consistency issues, but Google Cloud SQL makes it easy for your […]

How the Looker and Tableau Integration Provides Users With the Best of Both Worlds

Looker and Tableau Intergration

One of the most exciting announcements during Google Cloud Next ‘21 was the integration between Google Cloud’s Looker and Salesforce-owned Tableau. This integration will make data analysis and visualization more accessible to businesses across the board.  Making business decisions driven by data is essential to compete in the market today. Companies like Google and Salesforce […]

Looker 101: Benefits, Uses, & More

What Is Google's Looker?

Share this article Business intelligence (BI) tools help companies organize and make sense of their data. Looker, acquired by Google in 2019 and now part of the Google Cloud Platform, has become a frontrunner among BI tools. But, if you’re coming from a popular BI platform like Power BI or Tableau, Looker can be a […]

Google AutoML Vision Tutorial: How to Build an Image Classifier

Google AutoML Vision Tutorial

Ever wonder about the technology that makes it possible for a machine to tell the difference between two objects in one photo? Object detection is a breakthrough technology with many benefits: It allows for data scale, catches anomalies and other unusual behavior, and automates the time-consuming process of analyzing photo feeds manually. Google’s AutoML Vision […]

BigQuery Pricing Explained

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The datasphere is expanding exponentially with more sources, applications, and methods than ever before. As it grows, data pros increasingly seek more innovative and cost-effective strategies to ingest, store, and analyze data in a meaningful way. This article gets into BigQuery pricing explained along with how this Google Cloud Platform offering addresses these issues. What […]

Cloud Data Warehousing: Snowflake vs. BigQuery

Snowflake vs. BigQuery

If you’re looking at data warehousing solutions, you might be wondering which one comes out on top when comparing  Snowflake vs. BigQuery. Both are solid options for cleaning up, standardizing, and improving data quality and have their own strengths. For instance, developers like Snowflake for its auto-scaling abilities, while Google Cloud’s BigQuery is easy to […]