Google BigQuery is a wonderful platform for analyzing your data. It is a database that can store various types of data from text to records to binary data. This BigData database provides very simple SQL like querying language to help mine your data and identify the correlations in your data. You can import the data to BigQuery by uploading your files to Google Cloud Storage.
In this video I focus to address billing concern for new users who want to use BigQuery. Make use of the free trial of $300 credit by Google and see if this works fine. You can also setup budget alerts for your projects at various level like app engine, bigquery etc. To start with you can start querying the sample data offered by Google for your evaluation. This will be a good start.
The action item after watching this video would be evaluate the size of data that you want to move to BigQuery. If you need further help you can contact me on twitter or linkedin.