Installing IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps

You can choose to complete a standard production environment installation of IBM Cloud Pak® for Watson AIOps for a starter or production deployment, or a streamlined small starter installation for a non-production proof-of-concept or trial deployment.

Starter installation

A starter installation provides a concise installation of IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps for deployments that do not require a sustained workload. Use a starter installation only for proof-of-concept or experimentation environments.

Note: If you require an air-gapped (offline) deployment, you must complete a production installation.

Production installation

Production installations are intended for real world use cases and typically require more system and storage resources.

Alternatively, you can use GitOps to install IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps. For more information, see Deploy IBM Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps using GitOps.