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Google aims for BigLake data lake support for all unstructured data

What you need to know about Google Cloud Next data announcements: BigLake support for Apache Iceberg, Hudi and Delta Lake; BigQuery adds unstructured data, Apache Spark and DataStream support; Looker Studio unifies business...

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Google kicks up ‘openness’ a notch

A series of smart decisions to create an open cloud ecosystem has moved the cloud giant into a position of power. But turning that openness into sustainable advantage won’t be easy.

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Which cloud is for you?

Despite all their commonalities, the big three cloud providers have some important personality differences that should factor into your choices.

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Is open source leadership helping Google?

Google’s huge commitment to open source projects shows in GitHub contributor counts, while AWS’s strategy has been making open source easy for customers to use. Who’s winning?

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Cloud spending can’t stop, won’t stop

Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud may be seeing their growth slow, and enterprise budgets may be squeezed, but CIOs are still committed to spending on cloud computing.

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Google Cloud revenue soars past $6 billion

However losses widened, as Google continues to invest in its cloud division to keep pace in the highly competitive cloud computing market.

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IT career roadmap: Director of engineering

A Google Cloud Platform director of engineering reflects on her education and career path, including founding her own startup and timely advice from other women in tech.

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Google Cloud targets high performance workloads with Arm-based VMs and Batch job scheduling

The cloud vendor is expanding its VM capabilities and made a move to simplify high-end computing tasks.

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Google Firebase expands Extensions to become more customizable

Google is extending its Firebase software development platform to allow developers to customize pre-built code extensions themselves.

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Google Cloud sales chief Rob Enslin is leaving for UiPath

The ex-SAP sales leader is leaving the cloud vendor at a time when it is investing heavily in an effort to catch up with rivals Microsoft and Amazon Web Services.

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Google Cloud props up a slow start to the year for Alphabet

Search and cloud were bright spots in what were relatively weak results to start the year for the Google parent Alphabet.

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Google Cloud launches Media CDN based on YouTube’s network

Google Cloud has launched a new content distribution network which combines YouTube’s global network infrastructure with developer tools and machine learning-powered analytics.

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Neo4j’s new AuraDS brings managed data science services to Google Cloud

Neo4j's new managed service works with the company’s cloud-based graph database offering, AuraDB, providing a library of graph algorithms, machine learning pipelines, and data science methodologies for data scientists and developers.

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Google Cloud releases BigLake to unify data platforms

Google describes BigLake as a one-stop data platform that allows data analytics and data engineering on both structured and unstructured data.

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In an evolving cloud world, Azure passes AWS

Flexera 2022 State of the Cloud survey finds data warehouses, databases, and containers to be the top cloud draws, with serverless and AI/ML rising fast.

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A simple automated build pipeline for Node.js

Even simple and early-stage projects benefit from automated build pipelines. Here’s an easy way to set up CI/CD with Node.js, Jenkins, and Git.

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Google Prediction Framework addresses data pipeline drudgery

Prediction Framework weaves together Google Cloud Platform services to simplify the implementation of prediction projects.

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Review: Document parsing in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

Amazon Textract, Azure Form Recognizer, and Google Document AI can parse your unstructured documents and produce structured information for all kinds of digital transformation use cases.

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