Media: Articles, Videos, and Podcasts

This page provides links to articles, videos, and podcasts related to Cloud Bigtable.

Articles and blog posts

How we moved our historical stats from MySQL to Cloud Bigtable with zero downtime
Read about Fastly's migration of its Historical Stats API database from MySQL to Cloud Bigtable.

Cloud Bigtable: Storing protobuf bytes in one column vs. splitting the content into column families/qualifiers
Blog post about the performance impact of splitting protocol buffer data into multiple columns in Cloud Bigtable.

How WePay uses stream analytics for real-time fraud detection using GCP and Apache Kafka
Overview of WePay's stream analytics pipeline for fraud detection, which gives them answers to queries in near-real time without affecting their main transactional business system. The pipeline uses several Google Cloud Platform services, including Cloud Bigtable and Cloud Dataflow.

How Qubit deduplicates streaming data at scale with Google Cloud Platform
Learn how Qubit uses Cloud Bigtable and Google Cloud Platform to dedupe messages at scale, with no self-managed components.

Scaling exactEarth's satellite vessel-tracking service using GeoMesa on Google Cloud Platform
Description of how exactEarth uses Cloud Bigtable and Google Cloud Platform to scale their solution for global geospatial analytics.

Bigtable paper earns the SIGOPS 2016 Hall of Fame Award
Blog post about the SIGOPS award earned by the 2006 paper, "Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data."

Financial services firm processes 25 billion stock market events per hour with Cloud Bigtable
A look at how FIS load-tested Cloud Bigtable's ability to process simulated market events.

Time series data with OpenTSDB + Cloud Bigtable
Learn about Server Density's migration of their time series data to Cloud Bigtable from MongoDB.

Big Data Processing at Spotify: The Road to Scio
Describes how Spotify builds data pipelines by integrating Scio with several Google Cloud Platform services, including Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Bigtable, which Spotify uses for large-scale batch jobs.

Cloud Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data
Academic paper describing Cloud Bigtable's design, implementation, and data model presented at the 7th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation in 2006.

Videos

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Podcasts

Cloud Bigtable with Ian Lewis
Interview with Ian Lewis, a Google Cloud Platform Developer Advocate based in Tokyo, about Cloud Bigtable.

Server Density with David Mytton
The CEO and founder of Server Density, a scalable infrastructure monitoring software company, talks about their experience migrating from on-premises MongoDB to Cloud Bigtable.

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