Cloud Bigtable: What Is It And Why Might We Need It One Day?

The almighty NoSQL database to power mobile sites with real-time analytics for better customer experience

Began as the storage system for the web search index at Google. Made available as a public service via Google Cloud Platform in 2015 and currently powers some of the most prominent web and mobile applications such as Spotify, Google Maps and Google Search. It’s no other than Cloud Bigtable, which is neither suitable for complex joins, ad-hoc interactive queries nor ideal for supporting an online transaction processing (OLTP) system.

So what is it and why might we need a massive database like Cloud Bigtable one day?

You’ll learn:

  1. The real-world challenge: Site speed and personalisation customer engagement
  2. A primer to Cloud Bigtable: Definition, good fit versus bad fit
  3. Key concepts for Cloud Bigtable

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Cloud Bigtable: What Is It And Why Might We Need It One Day?