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.
Ducksboard, a real-time data monitoring and visualization platform, will be adding new services to the widgets directory and extending existing services in a matter of weeks. The new integrations will include LinkedIn, Flurry, Realtime Google Analytics and Trello. The company is also working on a brand new interface and are planning a closed beta the first quarter of 2014. The Ducksboard platform features the Ducksboard API which allows developers to send their own data, retrieve data stored, and manipulate all objects found in Ducksboard.
The whole point of investing in Big Data is to drive the development of a new generation of data-driven applications. The challenge most organizations will face is that once they build those applications they will need to have a robust set of APIs through which to share the information those applications create.
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