Google fusion tables: web-centered data management and collaboration

@article{Gonzalez2010GoogleFT,
  title={Google fusion tables: web-centered data management and collaboration},
  author={Hector Gonzalez and Alon Y. Halevy and Christian S. Jensen and Anno Langen and Jayant Madhavan and Rebecca Shapley and Warren Shen and Jonathan Goldberg-Kidon},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of data},
  year={2010}
}
It has long been observed that database management systems focus on traditional business applications, and that few people use a database management system outside their workplace. Many have wondered what it will take to enable the use of data management technology by a broader class of users and for a much wider range of applications. Google Fusion Tables represents an initial answer to the question of how data management functionality that focused on enabling new users and applications would… 

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