The Coolest Big Data System And Cloud Platform Companies Of The 2023 Big Data 100
Part 3 of CRN’s 2023 Big Data 100 takes a look at the vendors solution providers should know in the big data system and cloud platform space.
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Like its rivals AWS and Microsoft Azure, the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is the foundation for many big data initiatives for customers and partners.
Google Cloud’s big data services encompass the database arena including the company’s Cloud SQL relational database, Firebase NoSQL real-time database, and AlloyDB for PostgreSQL. In data analytics Google’s offerings include the BigQuery data warehouse, Dataflow streaming analytics, Analytics Hub for exchanging data analytics assets, and the Looker platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics.
In an example of how Google Cloud works with other big data tech developers, Google Cloud and data analytics software developer unveiled an expanded strategic partnership last month that included building ThoughtSpot’s software-as-a-service, AI-powered analytics to run natively on GCP.