GDELT: World's largest event dataset now publicly available in Google BigQuery

We are phenomenally excited to announce that the entire quarter-billion-record GDELT Event Database is now available as a public dataset in Google’s BigQuery database platform!

BigQuery is Google’s powerful cloud-based analytical database service, designed for the largest datasets on the planet. It allows users to run fast, SQL-like queries against multi-terabyte datasets in seconds. Scalable and easy to use, BigQuery gives you real-time insights about your data. With the availability of GDELT in BigQuery, you can now access realtime insights about global human society and the planet itself!

Read all about it on the Google Cloud Platform Blog!

And read the GigaOM article about this incredible new development!