Google’s cloud-based approach offers open ecosystem for data sharing

Today, Google opened up their Data Cloud Summit with a bevy of announcements of new products and enhancements designed to help data scientists leverage the power of the Google Cloud Platform to perform data science. The company invested heavily in artificial intelligence over the years and its new products can help companies and users make sense of the flood of data with both traditional analysis and machine learning.

One part of Google’s strategy is to create the Data Cloud Alliance, a collaboration between Google and Confluent, Databricks, Dataiku, Deloitte, Elastic, Fivetran, MongoDB, Neo4j, Redis and Starburst. The group wants to help standardize open formats for data so that information can flow as easily as possible between the different clouds across political and corporate barriers.

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