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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

Supported deployment options

Cloud Pak for Data comes in three deployment options: software, system, and as-a-Service, offering significant choice to customers as to where they deploy and run their software and how they manage Cloud Pak for Data:

  • Cloud Pak for Data software runs on any private or public cloud, including AWS, Azure, and GCP. Also supported are managed OpenShift on IBM Cloud (ROKS), managed OpenShift on AWS (ROSA), and managed OpenShift on Azure (ARO).
  • Cloud Pak for Data system is a true plug-and-play, all-in-one, enterprise data and AI platform that comes with all the necessary hardware and software components.
  • Cloud Pak for Data as a Service runs on IBM Cloud and third-party clouds such as AWS through IBM Cloud Satellite.

For enterprise customers who cannot yet embrace the public cloud or would prefer a non-IBM cloud, the options are as follows:

  • Private cloud: Cloud Pak for Data software, with its embedded Red Hat OpenShift, enables customers...