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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

Exploring unique differentiators, key use cases, and customer adoption

Cloud Pak for Data offers clients a single platform with a rich ecosystem of modular data and AI services that provides simplicity, fast adaptability to change, and reduced reliance on specialization and hard-to-find skills. Unlike the typical mix of many isolated tools for databases, data operations, data science, data analytics, and visualization we see most of our customers/enterprises using, Cloud Pak for Data is one common operational fabric for all data and AI services. The result is a delightful, unified experience, cost reduction from the automation of manual mundane tasks, and enforced data governance and security.

Cloud Pak for Data is the new way to solve complex business problems with a hybrid-cloud data and AI platform that runs anywhere.

Here are the unique differentiators of the platform:

  • A unified experience: The end-to-end integrated platform amplifies productivity while enabling collaboration...