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It’s 4 PM on a Friday afternoon, and your mind has already checked out for the weekend. Just as you are about to close your laptop, you see an e-mail come in from your engineering manager. You dread what lies ahead. “Our data science team needs to analyze streaming data from our Kafka cluster. They …

BigQuery is a serverless, highly scalable, and cost-effective data warehouse that customers love. Similarly, Dataflow is a serverless, horizontally and vertically scaling platform for large scale data processing. Many users use both these products in conjunction to get timely analytics from the immense volume of data a modern enterprise generates.  To make sure that users …

Last year Google announced general availability of Dataflow Flex templates. We covered many details of this new way to deploy Dataflow pipelines in this blog. Here we offer additional tips and suggestions, best practices, details on using Google Artifact Repository for storing template’s Docker images, and ways to reduce cost for certain kinds of pipelines. …

In our conversations with technology leaders about data-driven transformation using Google Data Cloud –  industry’s leading unified data and AI solution – , one important topic is incorporating continuous intelligence to move from answering questions such as “What has happened? to questions like “What is happening?” and “What might happen?”. The core to this evolution …

Building your first pipeline can be a daunting task for a developer. When there are so many tools that can get the job done, how should you go about getting started? For power, flexibility, and ease of use, we find that the combination of Apache Beam and Dataflow offers developers a variety of ways to …

For many developers that come to Dataflow, Google Cloud’s fully managed data processing service, the first decision they have to make is which programming language to use. Dataflow developers use the open-source Apache Beam SDK to author their pipelines, and have several choices for language to use: Java, Python, Go, SQL, Scala, and Kotlin. In …