Use this Node.js SDK to interface with Google's BigQuery API. The BigQuery API facilitates the efficient management of large datasets by pairing SQL-like commands and append-only tables with Google's significant processing power. This official SDK supports OAuth2 and authorization, and can be used with a number of Google's other APIs. Note that the Node.js client is currently in Alpha.
IBM has announced that it is acquiring the digital and data assets of The Weather Company in a deal reportedly worth more than $2 billion. The acquisition will hing on IBM's ability to create value by applying Watson to The Weather Company's data to create predictive weather analytics solutions.
One the one hand Big Data is supposed to be one of the best things to happen to IT since the invention of the database. After all, managing massive amounts of data should make IT more relevant than ever. But as Big Data continues to evolve it’s starting to look like managing all that data is beyond the scope of many IT organizations. As a result line of businesses are turning to raft of emerging Big Data services in the cloud that allow them to analyze massive amounts of data by invoking a relatively simple API.