Use this official SDK to access Google APIs, including BigQuery, with Ruby. BigQuery is a tool for managing large datasets that combines Google's processing power with SQL-like commands against append-only tables for fast results. Note that this Gem is in Alpha. See the project page for detailed installation instructions and code examples.
BMC announced an expanded Big Data strategy to automate, accelerate and secure enterprise-class Hadoop environments. Adding to its Big Data strategy, BMC also announced Control-M Automation API, designed to improve Hadoop application deployment agility.
Kontagent has stepped up to offer developers, data analysts and designers a chance at taking home $10,000 in their Big Data Challenge, which is already underway. The goal of the contest is to take the collection of data sets at Toronto's open data portal and make something compelling and insightful. What better incentive than $10,000 could you get for directing your midnight hacking sessions?