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This is part one of a two-part series with practical tips to start your AI/ML journey. Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are creating more personalized and easier digital experiences for constituents. According to recent studies, 92% of U.S. citizens1 report that improved digital services would positively impact their view of government. At the …

Routine maintenance is critical in the upkeep of any healthy database system. Maintenance involves updating your operating system and upgrading your database software so that you can rest assured that your system is secure, performant, and up-to-date. When you run your database on Cloud SQL, we schedule maintenance for you once every few months during …

“May the 4th be with you.” Clear your mind young padawan, There is no emotion. There is peace. Through peace, I find clarity. There is no ignorance. There is knowledge. Through knowledge, I find compassion. There is no chaos. There is harmony. Through harmony, I find tranquility. There is no passion. There is serenity. Through …

PostgreSQL uses transaction IDs (TXIDs, XIDs) to implement Multi-Version Concurrency Control semantics (MVCC). The PostgreSQL documentation explains the role of TXIDs as follows: PostgreSQL’s MVCC transaction semantics depend on being able to compare transaction ID (XID) numbers: a row version with an insertion XID greater than the current transaction’s XID is “in the future” and …

As the way people work continues to evolve, keeping security policies in place that protect organizations but give workers the ability to get things done is more important than ever. IT and security teams must aim to stay a step ahead of web-based security threats that come their organization’s way. To help, the Center for …

Google Cloud Data Heroes is a series where we share stories of the everyday heroes who use our data analytics tools to do amazing things. Like any good superhero tale, we explore our Google Cloud Data Heroes’ origin stories, how they moved from data chaos to a data-driven environment, what projects and challenges they are …

You’re staring at the blue light showing from your computer screen while your hands work magic on the keyboard. Metal music blasting out of the headphone around your ears. You’ve consumed 25 cups of coffee in just 6 days, you’re still feeling hyped. You love the space you are in. The god mode, the maniac …

What’s News This week, a U.S. Senate committee moved forward a bipartisan billed aimed at curbing the power of big tech by forbidding the large tech platforms from promoting their own products and services over those of smaller competitors. The day before, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan said in an interview that her department …

The uniqueness of each organization in the enterprise IT space creates interesting challenges in how they need to handle alerts. With many commercial tools in the IT Service Management (ITSM) market, and lots of custom internal tools, we equip teams with tools that are both flexible and powerful. This post is for Google Cloud customers …

Hybrid and multi-cloud environments produce a boundless array of logs including application and server logs, logs related to cloud services, APIs, orchestrators, gateways and just about anything else running in the environment. Due to this high volume, logging systems may become slow and unmanageable when you urgently need them to troubleshoot an issue, and even …