Keyhole Markup Language (.kml)Comma-separated value (.csv) files User Quota 250MBSpreadsheets: 400,000 cells, with a maximum of 256 columns per sheet. Uploaded spreadsheet files that are converted to Google spreadsheets format can’t be larger than 20MB, and need to be under 400,000 cells and 256 columns per sheet.
Google fusion tables
Google Fusion Tables (@VGSoM) BYAMOD KUMAR GUPTA (10BM60007)BIJO P. JOY (10BM60020)
Importance in Business Data can give you powerful insights Visualizing the data will help you find answers to questions which you never knew. Simple tool Manage Data Merge Data Visualize Data Share Data For instance, it is now commonly used by journalists @ Washington Post, Guardian UK, LA Chronicles etc.
Some specs Launched in June „09 from the Google labs by Alon Halevy. http://www.google.com/fusiontables/Home/ Goals (i) An easy Data Management tool that is meant for a large audience. (ii) Provide incentives for Data Sharing (iii) Enable users to collaborate effectively on Data Management in the cloud
Pre-requisites A Google account Skill level – Beginner A browser loaded with flash player (preferably Google Chrome)
Data Sources Private Tables managed in Google docs account Public Tables which are available online
Getting StartedFor our Demonstration we will use Twitter Data Twitter Data was downloaded from www.twittersave.tk (Tutorial on blog) where we have implemented a php script to download the data. The excel file consists of twitter details of the followers of Sony India ( @sony_india ) and followers of LG India ( @ lgindiatweets ). Sony India data is identified by a value 1 in company column and LG India is identified by value 2. Google Fusion
Importing Private Data Redirects you to the Google Docs page (Fusion Tables are now incorporated to Google Docs under the name „Table(beta)‟) Create Table(beta) Compatible Formats (of sizes up to 100MB) spreadsheets comma-separated text (.csv) other text-delimited files (.tsv, etc) KML (.kml)