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Data can be powerful—but only if it’s able to tell you something insightful and actionable. Higher education institutions suffer from a silo problem: they have enormous amounts of data, but it resides in systems that are disconnected from one another, thus hindering the potential impact. While institutions have talented IT teams, they typically don’t have …

Apache Iceberg is a popular open source table format for customers looking to build data lakes. It provides many features found in enterprise data warehouses, such as transactional DML, time travel, schema evolution, and advanced metadata that unlocks performance optimization. Iceberg’s open specification allows customers to run multiple query engines on a single copy of …

Data drives innovation, but business needs are changing more rapidly than processes can accommodate, resulting in a widening gap between data and value. Your organization has many data sources that you use to make decisions, but how easy is it to access these new data sources? Do you trust the reports generated from these data …

A Huawei executive said Thursday information and communications technologies, or ICT, will enable the digitalization of industry, spark innovation and make other industries green. The remarks were made at a session organized by the Global Innovation Hub (UGIH) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the ongoing 27th Conference of the …

Firestore is a serverless, fully managed NoSQL document database. In addition to being a great choice for traditional server-side applications, Firestore in Native Mode also offers a backend-as-a-service (BaaS) model ideal for rapid, flexible web, and mobile application development. Build applications that don’t require managing any backend infrastructure.A key part of this model is real …

Cloud is accelerating digital transformation, enabling organizations to build and release apps more frequently, and databases are at the center of this transformation. But the transition to Cloud has led to an increase in the number and variety of database engines that users have to manage. The operational burden of keeping up with scale and …

Most commonly, data teams have worked with structured data. Unstructured data, which includes images, documents, and videos, will account for up to 80 percent of data by 2025. However, organizations currently use only a small percentage of this data to derive useful insights.One of main ways to extract value from unstructured data is by applying …

Frequently, your application may need to count the number of matches for a given query. For example, if you’re developing a social application, you may need to count the number of friends an individual has.With today’s Preview launch of count(), you can easily and cost-efficiently perform a count() directly in Firestore. It’s accessible via all …

BigQuery is increasingly becoming the landing zone of choice for many customers’ data in Google cloud. BigQuery is designed to provide high data durability. Data is written synchronously to 2 availability zones and within these zones, data is written using erasure encoding to make sure data can be recovered from multiple disk failures. As of …

Over one third of organizations believe that data analytics and machine learning have the most potential to significantly alter the way they run business over the next 3 to 5 years. However, only 26% of organizations are data driven. One of the biggest reasons for this gap is that a major portion of the data …