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TL;DR – The best way to analyze your billing data is to set up the billing data export to BigQuery. We’ve created an interactive tutorial to help you through the process!   In this last post, we went over a few different options to analyze your Google Cloud billing data. The most powerful and comprehensive …

Analytics data is growing exponentially and so is the dependence on the data in making critical business and product decisions.  In fact, the best decisions are said to be the ones which are backed by data. In data, we trust! But do we trust the data ? As the data volumes have grown – one …

Many machine learning (ML) use cases, like fraud detection, ad targeting, and recommendation engines, require near real-time predictions. The performance of these predictions is heavily dependent on access to the most up-to-date data, with delays of even a few seconds making all the difference. But it’s difficult to set up the infrastructure needed to support …

As economic conditions change, retail brands’ reliance on ever-growing customer demand puts these companies at financial and even existential risk. Top-line revenue and active customer growth do not equal profitable growth. Despite multi-billion dollar valuations for some brands, especially those operating the direct-to-consumer model, the rising costs of meeting shoppers’ high expectations (i.e. free shipping, …

At Google, we are constantly looking to improve our products, services, and contracts so that we can better serve our customers. To this end, we are pleased to announce that we have updated and merged our data processing terms for Google Cloud, Google Workspace (including Workspace for Education), and Cloud Identity (when purchased separately) into …

Google Cloud Next kicks off tomorrow, and we’ve prepared a wealth of content — keynotes, customer panels, technical breakout sessions — designed for data professionals. If you haven’t already, now is the perfect time to register, and build out your schedule. Here’s a sampling of data-focused breakout sessions: 1. ANA204 What’s next for data analysts …

As Google Cloud’s fully managed relational database that offers unlimited scale, strong consistency, and availability up to 99.999%, Cloud Spanner powers applications of all sizes in industries such financial services, gaming, retail, and healthcare. Today, we’re excited to announce the preview of fine-grained access control for Spanner that lets you authorize access to Spanner data …

“Cloud Wisdom Weekly: for tech companies and startups” is a new blog series we’re running this fall to answer common questions our tech and startup customers ask us about how to build apps faster, smarter, and cheaper. In this installment, Google Cloud Big Data & Analytics Consultant Julianne Cuneo explores how to get started using …

The European Union is advancing legislation to strengthen security requirements for all digital hardware and software products. The proposal aims to curb cybercrime, which cost the global economy an estimated €5.5 trillion in 2021. Many personal devices that are connected to the internet are particularly vulnerable to hacks. Lawmakers are seeking to strengthen cybersecurity requirements …

We’re fortunate to work with some of the world’s most innovative customers on a daily basis, many of whom come to Google Cloud for our well-established expertise in data analytics and AI. As we’ve worked and partnered with these data leaders, we have encountered similar priorities among many of them: to remove the barriers of …