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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

Classifying data for completeness

Classifications are special labels that are used to classify assets based on the enterprise confidentiality level. This is done by tagging certain assets as being more sensitive than others. You can think of them as tags that help consumers identify what assets they can share, as well as protect other assets that are not available for distribution outside the business unit or organization. The centralized catalog service in Cloud Pak for Data comes with the following out-of-the-box classifications, with the flexibility to add more classifications as required by the organization:

  • Personally Identifiable Information (PII), which is data that can identify individuals (for example, social security numbers).
  • Sensitive Personal Information (SPI), which is data that, if exposed, can cause substantial harm, embarrassment, and/or unfairness to an individual (for example, race, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, and so on).
  • Confidential,...