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IBM Cloud Pak for Data

By : Hemanth Manda, Sriram Srinivasan, Deepak Rangarao
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Book Image

IBM Cloud Pak for Data

3 (1)
By: Hemanth Manda, Sriram Srinivasan, Deepak Rangarao

Overview of this book

Cloud Pak for Data is IBM's modern data and AI platform that includes strategic offerings from its data and AI portfolio delivered in a cloud-native fashion with the flexibility of deployment on any cloud. The platform offers a unique approach to addressing modern challenges with an integrated mix of proprietary, open-source, and third-party services. You'll begin by getting to grips with key concepts in modern data management and artificial intelligence (AI), reviewing real-life use cases, and developing an appreciation of the AI Ladder principle. Once you've gotten to grips with the basics, you will explore how Cloud Pak for Data helps in the elegant implementation of the AI Ladder practice to collect, organize, analyze, and infuse data and trustworthy AI across your business. As you advance, you'll discover the capabilities of the platform and extension services, including how they are packaged and priced. With the help of examples present throughout the book, you will gain a deep understanding of the platform, from its rich capabilities and technical architecture to its ecosystem and key go-to-market aspects. By the end of this IBM book, you'll be able to apply IBM Cloud Pak for Data's prescriptive practices and leverage its capabilities to build a trusted data foundation and accelerate AI adoption in your enterprise.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: The Basics
Section 2: Product Capabilities
Section 3: Technical Details

Day 2 operations

Administrators of Cloud Pak for Data installations, including tenant administrators, can leverage utilities and best practices when it comes to the management of the Cloud Pak for Data platforms and services.

This section describes some of the operational considerations beyond just the initial installation, daily management activities, and monitoring.


With the adoption of the operator pattern, Cloud Pak for Data makes it possible for even individual tenant user to decide on their own an upgrade strategy that works for them. In certain cases, Cloud Pak for Data instances may be upgraded more frequently, even to the latest major release versions, such as with dev-test installations, whereas in other instances, such as production installations, there is frequently a need to stick to stable releases and only incremental changes (patches) may be tolerated.

In general, there are two distinct sets of components that you would need to consider from an...