Google BigQuery Reviews

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Score 6 out of 10
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  • Being server-less, fully managed cloud server, Google BigQuery has a positive impact on the business in terms of amount of setup time and deployment resources needed to analyze a data set.
  • Positive impact on ROI due to reduction in CapEx and OpEx needed to provision a data warehouse upfront.
  • Positive impact on ROI due to no improvement in the speed of analyzing consumer data using Google BigQuery in real-time and proactively take action when/if needed based on the results.
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Score 7 out of 10
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  • BigQuery has been a great benefit for managing large datasets. We collect quite a bit of data in our line of work and it's difficult to find program that can easily manage that as well as have it accessible via cloud storage.
  • The cost is high, even though you only pay for what you use. Ideally the cost would be lower for certain usage ranges but for now, it's difficult for a small company to justify the cost even with such large scale data.
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Score 5 out of 10
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  • Pricing has been very reasonable for us. The first 10 GB of storage is free each month and costs start at 2 cents per GB per month after that. For example, if you store 1 terabyte (TB) for a month, then the cost would be $20. Streaming data inserts start at 1 cent per 200 megabytes (MBs). The first 1 TB of queries is free, with additional analysis at $5 per TB thereafter. Meta data operations are free.
  • Big Query helps reduce the bar for data analytics, ML and AI. BQ takes care of mundane tasks and streamlines for easy data processing, consumption. The most impressive thing is the ML and AI integration as SQL functions, so the need for moving data around is minimized.
  • The visuals of ML models is very helpful to fine tune training, model building and prediction, etc.
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Score 9 out of 10
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  • Helped us focus on better locations for restaurants, which increased our conversion rate and quality of restaurants and locations, which we believe has led to more reservations.
  • Lowered our cost of restaurant acquisition with the sales team by about 20%.
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Score 7 out of 10
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  • It helps us to manage and understand the larger breadth of our Search Engine presence using data from our Search Console API. This helps us locate and track issues and improvements.
  • Using BgiQuery also improves the access to multiple types of data that we use for tracking performance and monitoring changes in our competitive position in the SERPs.
  • It allows us a faster, easier way to manage and store large databases without having to host them on a local machine or another cloud.
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May 21, 2019

BigQuery = Big Win

Score 9 out of 10
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Return on Investment

  • Once up and running, we no longer have to worry about scale and managing infrastructure. Instead of spending our time on our analytics and bringing that value to our customers.
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Score 6 out of 10
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  • ROI is very small although it's positive. Still, I am not happy with this product as it took five to six days to understand the flow of the product and how to implement it into our project, whereas other database systems would have taken one to two days.
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Score 10 out of 10
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  • We were able to reduce our investment in self-hosted Postgres and move our bigger data assets to BigQuery. Overall, we saved hundreds per month, thousands per year.
  • We are able to search through very large datasets with BQ that were difficult to search with standard Postgres, even on very large servers. This gave us the ability to do ad-hoc data introspection easily.
  • Because we already used Google Storage, it was easy to integrate BQ into our environment.
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Score 9 out of 10
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  • Google BigQuery has had enormous impact in terms of ROI to our business, as it has allowed us to ease our dependence on our physical servers, which we pay for monthly from another hosting service. We have been able to run multiple enterprise scale data processing applications with almost no investment
  • Since our business is highly client focused, Google Cloud Platform, and BigQuery specifically, has allowed us to get very granular in how our usage should be attributed to different projects, clients, and teams.
  • Plain and simple, I believe the meager investments that we have made in Google BigQuery have paid themselves back hundreds of times over.
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Score 10 out of 10
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  • If BigQuery fits your business needs (see best scenarios) it can yield great ROI.
  • You maybe able to answer questions with ease which would take much more effort with other big data query technologies (HIVE, Spark, ...). You miay pay some costs.
  • Following some best practices (how to construct and limit your queries) can decrease your costs.
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Score 8 out of 10
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  • Streamlined the use of data from other Google products - particularly Google Analytics Premium
  • Low storage costs allow for a large repository of information to be retained for historical analysis and reporting
  • Management of BigQuery is simple and handled by 1 person internally to integrate with Google Analytics data
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Automatic software patching (8)
9.4
Database scalability (18)
9.1
Automated backups (14)
8.4
Database security provisions (14)
9.1
Monitoring and metrics (14)
8.5
Automatic host deployment (8)
9.3

About Google BigQuery

Google's BigQuery is part of the Google Cloud Platform, a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) supporting the querying and rapid analysis of enterprise data.

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