Easy application development on Cloud Bigtable

Posted on 02 June 2015

In a recent blog post “HBase, one API to rule them all”, we saluted the beta release by Google of its flagship Bigtable database as a Cloud service. Based on the technology powering Google’s Search, Map and Docs web offerings, Cloud Bigtable dramatically alters the landscape of online NoSQL data services. The solution offers unparalleled performance and single-digit millisecond latency, providing an ideal backend for large-scale, data-centric applications. Packaged as a ready-to-use managed environment, Cloud Bigtable ...

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HBase, one API to rule them all

Posted on 6 May 2015

In a recent podcast with O’Reilly, Cloudera’s Michael Stack underlined the recent contributions of Google’s engineering team to the HBase roadmap. At the time, he mostly underlined Google’s huge experience and overall advance on the wide-column datastore technology, and their huge value add in making HBase an even better database.

Today’s announcement of a Cloud Bigtable offering on Cloud Platform put his remark into a new light. As emphasized by Google, Cloud BigTable is fully compatible with ...

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