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IBM Cloud Pak for Data

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

Infuse cartridges

The Infuse rung of the AI Ladder is about business outcomes and being able to apply AI and data-driven insights to decision making at scale. It entails leveraging AI to automate and optimize a wide range of business use cases in real time, to help advance business objectives. The Infuse rung consists of seven cartridges that help address a variety of business use cases. These cartridges are discussed in the following subsections.

Cognos Analytics

Self-service analytics, infused with AI and machine learning, enable you to create stunning visualizations and share your findings through dashboards and reports.

The Cognos Analytics service makes it easier for you to extract meaning from your data, with features such as the following:

  • Automated data preparation
  • Automated modeling
  • Automated creation of visualizations and dashboards
  • Data exploration

The service also enables you to easily share your findings with others through stunning...