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Google Cloud enhances BigQuery with 11 new blockchain datasets



In a step to integrate more with the blockchain ecosystem, Google Cloud reveals that it has added eleven new blockchain datasets to its BigQuery public datasets in preview.

The company noted that this was done in response to addressing the demands of the blockchain community. 

The expansion includes chains such as Avalanche, Arbitrum, Cronos, Ethereum (Görli), Fantom (Opera), Near, Optimism, Polkadot, Polygon Mainnet, Polygon Mumbai, and Tron.

This move aims to provide a comprehensive view of the crypto landscape, allowing users to answer complex questions and verify claims without running nodes or maintaining indexers.

Google Cloud is a suite of cloud computing services offered by Google that runs on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products, such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive, and YouTube. 

It provides a series of modular cloud services including computing, data storage, data analytics, and machine learning. Google Cloud offers infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, and serverless computing environments. 

Big Query is a cloud data warehouse service offered by Google that allows organizations to store, process, and analyze large amounts of data in real time.

It is a serverless, fully managed service that provides a scalable and cost-effective solution for data warehousing needs. 

Big Query allows users to store data in tables and provides a range of tools to analyze data, including SQL-like queries, data visualization tools, and machine learning APIs.

It is designed to handle complex, ad-hoc queries on large datasets and is optimized for processing data in real time.

Google Cloud and Web3

As early as October 2020, the cloud company has shown interest in being part of the future of the tech ecosystem which has seen the entrance of blockchain as a major aspect of the evolution of services such as data computing and management.

It joined the EOS, a blockchain community, as one of the block producers in the ecosystem. To date, it has also taken other steps including partnering with Ziliqqa, Coinbase, Aptos, Polygon, Celo, and LayerZero, and creating a Web3 startup program.

Bitcoin dataset 

Google Cloud is not only expanding its Bitcoin dataset by incorporating Satoshis to facilitate developers’ queries but is also introducing Google Cloud-managed datasets with advanced features for Ethereum.

These enhancements enable a more comprehensive analysis of wallet balances, token transactions, and interactions with smart contracts.

It said that its primary aim is to deliver swift and dependable enterprise-grade results for both its customers and the Web3 community.

Moreover, they have enhanced numerical precision within blockchain datasets, reducing potential rounding errors in calculations.

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