BigTable is a distributed storage system designed to manage large amounts of structured data. It is used by Google to provide data storage for a number of its applications, including Google Analytics and Google Maps. BigTable is based on the Google File System (GFS) and provides high scalability, reliability, and performance. It allows the storage and retrieval of petabytes of data with low latency, making it a popular choice for big data applications. Specialized skills related to BigTable include data modeling, database administration, and programming in languages such as Java and C++.
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