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How to Leverage Artificial Intelligence with Google Cloud

How to Leverage Artificial Intelligence with Google Cloud

Cleverit Group
May 31, 2023

Google Cloud is a cloud infrastructure platform that offers a wide range of services to help businesses grow and succeed. In this article, we want to highlight two very powerful tools that you should definitely know about: BigQuery and AI Vision. Together, they can provide businesses with a highly effective artificial intelligence solution.

The Scalability of BigQuery

BigQuery is a cloud data storage service that allows companies to store, process, and analyze large amounts of data quickly and efficiently, whether structured or unstructured data.

BigQuery uses a columnar and distributed storage architecture to achieve fast performance in large-scale data queries and analysis. It allows you to run SQL queries on massive datasets and offers seamless integration with other Google Cloud tools and services (such as Dataflow, Dataproc, and Cloud Machine Learning Engine), allowing you to perform complex real-time analysis and obtain valuable insights from stored data.

Analyze Resources with AI Vision

AI Vision is an artificial intelligence tool that allows you to analyze and label images or videos. AI Vision uses algorithms and machine learning models to perform various tasks related to image and video processing. These tasks include object detection and recognition, object tracking, image classification into specific categories, face and emotion identification, and visual information and feature extraction, among others. This can help businesses automate tasks and, in conjunction with the use of BigQuery, make much more informed and accurate decisions.

How Do They Work Together?

Both tools can be combined to perform advanced analysis on visual data stored in BigQuery. Although they are independent services, they can be used together to effectively leverage the benefits of both. Below are some functions that you can perform with both tools:

  1. Image Processing: You can use AI Vision's image processing capabilities to analyze images stored in BigQuery by running SQL queries in BigQuery to extract specific images, and then sending those images to AI Vision to perform tasks such as object detection, image classification, or facial recognition. AI Vision's results can be stored back in BigQuery for further analysis or visualization.
  2. Combined Analysis of Structured and Visual Data: With BigQuery's advanced analysis of structured datasets and AI Vision's image analysis, you can combine structured and visual data in BigQuery queries to obtain richer and more complete information. For example, you can correlate sales data with product images to analyze the visual impact on customer preferences.
  3. Machine Learning Based on Images: Another option is to use BigQuery as a platform to train machine learning models based on images using stored datasets. You can use AI Vision's results, such as labels or extracted visual features, as input features to train ML models in BigQuery. This allows you to create custom models to classify, detect, or recognize specific objects in images.

Specific Benefits for Your Business

In the case of BigQuery, its main value lies in its ability to automatically scale to handle datasets of any size, from gigabytes to petabytes. It also offers the flexibility of cloud technology, as you only pay for the processing resources used during queries without the need to provision or manually manage infrastructure.

On the other hand, the automation offered by AI Vision allows for much more efficient processes in your teams, performing your tasks faster and more accurately and eliminating the need for intensive manual processes for analysis. This optimizes operations and allows you to refocus efforts on other non-automated tasks.

Leveraging Google Cloud

BigQuery and AI Vision from Google Cloud are highly effective tools for businesses of different sizes. By using these services together, companies can analyze large amounts of data and automate tasks to improve business efficiency. This can help companies make more informed and accurate decisions, reduce costs, and achieve their business objectives more effectively.

Google Cloud's artificial intelligence offers advantages for your team, such as increased efficiency in data processing, cost reduction, and improved decision-making. This can help businesses be more competitive in the market and achieve their business objectives more effectively.

Do you need to implement Google Cloud AI? We can help with that! Send us an email at contact@cleveritgroup.com

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