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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

Meeting compliance requirements

Regulatory compliance and enterprise policies require stringent monitoring of systems to ensure that they are not compromised. There are usually multiple standards to adhere to and different audit techniques that are required. Red Hat and IBM Cloud Pak for Data provide tools and mechanisms for security architects to design and configure the system as per the policies of their organization as well as to audit usage.

In this section, we will take a brief look at the capabilities that help enterprises plan for compliance.

Configuring the operating environment for compliance

For Cloud Pak for Data, Red Hat's Enterprise Linux for the host and OpenShift Container Platform represent the technological foundation. Hence, to ensure compliance, the foundation needs to be properly configured. A few key aspects of the technical stack that help in compliance readiness are listed as follows:

  • RHEL supports a strong security and compliance posture...