The TRON network has emerged as a prominent addition to Google Cloud’s expanding roster of supported blockchains as of September 21. Google Cloud’s commitment to enhancing access to blockchain data began in 2018 with the BigQuery public datasets initiative.
Google Cloud’s BigQuery is a fully-managed, serverless data warehouse that enables super-fast SQL queries using the processing power of Google’s infrastructure. It allows users to analyze large datasets in real-time by leveraging the power of Google’s infrastructure and machine learning capabilities. As part of its extensive suite of tools, BigQuery provides seamless integration with various data visualization tools and easy data importing from multiple sources. Over the years, this endeavor has consistently adapted to cater to the dynamic needs of the burgeoning Web3 community.
The recent inclusion of TRON into Google Cloud’s BigQuery public datasets marks a pivotal point in the relationship between the two tech giants. Currently, one of only 11 in-demand and prominent public blockchains have been included. The decision to integrate TRON into this esteemed platform further underscores TRON’s importance in the blockchain space. With the vast amount of data TRON processes, its addition brings a wealth of information, enabling users to analyze on-chain transaction histories seamlessly. This deep dive allows for the assessment of TRON’s token flows, smart contract interactions, and overall user engagement, all without the need for individual nodes or indexers.
Beyond the dataset expansion, Google Cloud is continually refining its offerings to cater to the precise needs of its users. Feedback-driven enhancements, such as increased numerical precision and the integration of User Defined Functions (UDF) for better UNIT256, are ensuring the datasets remain accurate and relevant. The ease with which developers and businesses can now access TRON data, and blockchain data in general, is truly revolutionary. The collaborative effort between TRON and Google Cloud has not only made on-chain data more accessible off-chain but has also paved the way for businesses to get a holistic view of their users by integrating blockchain data with their application data.
This partnership, bolstered by Google Cloud’s dedication to the blockchain community, promises more innovations in the future. The strategic alignment of TRON with such a powerful tech ally is a testament to its significance in the Web3 landscape and hints at an even brighter future ahead.
About TRON DAO
TRON DAO is a community-governed DAO dedicated to accelerating the decentralization of the internet via blockchain technology and dApps.
Founded in September 2017 by H.E. Justin Sun, the TRON network has continued to deliver impressive achievements since MainNet launch in May 2018. July 2018 also marked the ecosystem integration of BitTorrent, a pioneer in decentralized Web3 services boasting over 100 million monthly active users. The TRON network has gained incredible traction in recent years. As of August 2023, it has over 185.95 million total user accounts on the blockchain, more than 6.45 billion total transactions, and over $15.37 billion in total value locked (TVL), as reported on TRONSCAN.
In addition, TRON hosts the largest circulating supply of USD Tether (USDT) stablecoin across the globe, overtaking USDT on Ethereum since April 2021. The TRON network completed full decentralization in December 2021 and is now a community-governed DAO. Most recently in October 2022, TRON was designated as the national blockchain for the Commonwealth of Dominica, which marks the first time a major public blockchain partnered with a sovereign nation to develop its national blockchain infrastructure. On top of the government’s endorsement to issue Dominica Coin (“DMC”), a blockchain-based fan token to help promote Dominica’s global fanfare, seven existing TRON-based tokens – TRX, BTT, NFT, JST, USDD, USDT, TUSD, have been granted statutory status as authorized digital currency and medium of exchange in the country.