Services

IBM Cloud Pak® for Data includes numerous services that you can use to extend the functionality of Cloud Pak for Data.

Many IBM-provided services are listed in the Services catalog in the Cloud Pak for Data web client. However, some IBM services are not listed in the Services catalog. These services are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Some services are included in your purchase of Cloud Pak for Data. Other services are separately priced.

Accessing the Services catalog

To access the Services catalog, open the navigation menu and select Services > Services catalog.

You can click on the service that you want to learn more about.

Each service description includes links to the documentation for installing and using the service.
Restriction: Only an administrator can install services.

What services are installed?

Restriction: This information applies only to services that are in the catalog. Some services are not listed in the Services catalog.

If a service is already installed, it has one of the following statuses:

Available
The service is installed, but an administrator must deploy an instance of the service before you can use it.
Enabled
The service is installed and ready to use. Depending on the service, you might need to be given explicit access to the service before you can use it.
Stopped
The service is installed by cannot be used because it was shut down to conserve resources. An instance administrator must restart the service before you can use it.
If the service that you want to use is not installed, click Deploy to see the instructions for installing the service.
Remember: Only an instance administrator can install services.

IBM services

Services are grouped together based on their function.

AI

The following table lists AI services provided by IBM.

Table 1. AI services provided by IBM
Service Pricing Details
AI Factsheets Included with Cloud Pak for Data

Use AI Factsheets to organize and track lineage events, facts, and details for each of your machine learning models' lifecycle, and increase transparency for model governance needs.

AI Factsheets

IBM® Match 360 with Watson™ Included with Cloud Pak for Data Build a 360-degree view of your customers by matching data from disparate sources to create a single, complete, and trusted version of the truth.

IBM Match 360

Synthetic Data Generator Included with Cloud Pak for Data Use Synthetic Data Generator to create flows that blend data, develop models, and visualize results.

Synthetic Data Generator

Voice Gateway * Separately priced Enable direct voice interactions over a telephone with a cognitive self-service agent, transcribe phone calls for real-time feedback, and integrate Watson services with a public or private telephone network.

Voice Gateway

Watson Discovery Separately priced Find answers and uncover insights in your complex business content.

Watson Discovery

Watson Machine Learning Included with Cloud Pak for Data Build and train machine learning models with tools for all skill levels. Deploy and manage models at scale.

Watson Machine Learning

Watson Machine Learning Accelerator * Included with Cloud Pak for Data A platform that delivers accelerated deep learning for data scientists.

Watson Machine Learning Accelerator

Watson OpenScale Included with Cloud Pak for Data Infuse your AI with trust and transparency. Understand how your AI models make decisions to detect and mitigate bias.

Watson OpenScale

Watson Pipelines * Included with Cloud Pak for Data Use Watson Pipelines and create end-to-end flows of machine learning pipelines to create models and customize various functions.

Watson Pipelines

Watson Speech services Separately priced Quickly convert audio and voice into written text with Watson Speech to Text

Convert written text into natural-sounding speech with Watson Text to Speech

Watson Speech services

Watson Studio Included with Cloud Pak for Data Unleash the power of your data. Build custom models and infuse your business with AI and machine learning.

Watson Studio

watsonx Assistant Separately priced Build conversational interfaces into any app, device, or channel.

watsonx Assistant

watsonx Orchestrate® Included with Cloud Pak for Data watsonx Orchestrate
watsonx.ai Separately priced Train, validate, tune, and deploy generative AI solutions with foundation models in IBM watsonx.ai.

watsonx.ai

watsonx.governance Separately priced Accelerate responsible, transparent, and explainable AI workflows for generative AI models and machine learning models.

watsonx.governance

Analytics

The following table lists analytics services provided by IBM.

Table 2. Analytics services provided by IBM
Service Pricing Details
Analytics Engine powered by Apache Spark Included with Cloud Pak for Data Automatically spin up lightweight, dedicated Apache Spark clusters to run a wide range of workloads.

Analytics Engine powered by Apache Spark

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

Cognos Analytics

Data Refinery Included with Cloud Pak for Data Simplify the process of preparing large amounts of raw data for analysis.

Data Refinery

DataStage® Separately priced Effortlessly deliver data at the right time to the right place with integration, transformation, and delivery of data in batch and real time.

DataStage

Db2® Big SQL Included with Cloud Pak for Data Run fast analytical queries against object stores or HDFS with a cloud-native, distributed SQL query engine.

Db2 Big SQL

Decision Optimization Included with Cloud Pak for Data Evaluate millions of possibilities to find the best solution to any given problem.

Decision Optimization

Execution Engine for Apache Hadoop Included with Cloud Pak for Data Explore data or build and deploy models on your Apache Hadoop cluster.

Execution Engine for Apache Hadoop

Planning Analytics Separately priced Easily create more accurate plans, budgets, and forecasts using data from across your business.

Planning Analytics

SPSS® Modeler Included with Cloud Pak for Data Create flows to prepare and blend data, build and manage models, and visualize the results.

SPSS Modeler

Dashboards

The following table lists dashboard services provided by IBM. There are currently no dashboard services provided by third-party vendors.

Table 3. Dashboard services provided by IBM
Service Provided by Pricing Details
Cognos Dashboards IBM Separately priced Build interactive visualizations to explore, analyze, and present your data.

Cognos Dashboards

Data governance

The following table lists data governance services provided by IBM.

Table 4. Data governance services provided by IBM
Service Pricing Details
Data Privacy Included with Cloud Pak for Data De-identify sensitive data to preserve privacy while maintaining the utility of the data.

Data Privacy

IBM Knowledge Catalog Included with Cloud Pak for Data Find the right data fast. Discover relevant, curated data assets using intelligent recommendations and user reviews.

IBM Knowledge Catalog

MANTA Automated Data Lineage Included with Cloud Pak for Data Import metadata from data sources that are not naively supported in Cloud Pak for Data.

MANTA Automated Data Lineage

Product Master Separately priced Aggregate, govern, and syndicate trusted product information across your organization.

Product Master

Data sources

The following table lists data source services provided by IBM.

Table 5. Data source services provided by IBM
Service Pricing Details
Data Replication Separately priced Integrate and synchronize your data using near-real-time data delivery with low impact to sources.

Data Replication

Db2 Separately priced Relational database that delivers advanced data management and analytics capabilities for transactional workloads.

Db2

Db2 Data Gate Included with Cloud Pak for Data Extract, load, and synchronize mission-critical Db2 for z/OS® data for high volume transactional or analytic applications.

Db2 Data Gate

Db2 Data Management Console Included with Cloud Pak for Data Administer, monitor, manage, and optimize your Db2 databases from a single web-based console.

Db2 Data Management Console

Db2 Warehouse Included with Cloud Pak for Data Data warehouse designed for high-performance, in-database analytics. Runs on a single node for cost-efficiency or on multiple nodes for improved performance.

Db2 Warehouse

EDB Postgres Separately priced An integrated portfolio of databases and tools that extend PostgreSQL for enterprise workloads.

EDB Postgres

Informix® Separately priced A database that integrates TimeSeries, Spatial, NoSQL, and SQL data together with easy access via MQTT, REST, and MongoDB APIs.

Informix

MongoDB Separately priced Scalable, NoSQL database for enterprise deployments.

MongoDB

Virtual Data Pipeline Separately priced Access all the data you need for analytics and application testing without impacting production databases.
Watson Query Included with Cloud Pak for Data Query many data sources as one.

Watson Query

watsonx.data Separately priced Simplify your data management operations with a flexible data store that's optimized for analytics and AI workloads.

watsonx.data

Developer tools

The following table lists developer tool services provided by IBM.

Table 6. Developer tool services provided by IBM
Service Pricing Details
Anaconda Repository for IBM Cloud Pak for Data Separately priced Control and administer the repository of software packages that data scientists use in Jupyter notebooks.

Anaconda Repository for IBM Cloud Pak for Data

RStudio® Server Runtimes Included with Cloud Pak for Data Optional development environment for working with the R programming language.

RStudio Server Runtimes

Watson Studio Runtimes Included with Cloud Pak for Data Development tools that you can use to create notebooks and experiments that train compute-intensive machine learning models in Watson Studio analytics projects.

Watson Studio Runtimes

Industry solutions

Industry solutions are designed to help alleviate industry-specific issues.

The following table lists industry solution services provided by IBM.

Table 7. Industry solution services provided by IBM
Service Pricing Details
OpenPages® Separately priced Identify, manage, monitor, and report on risk and compliance initiatives that span your enterprise.

OpenPages

Storage

Storage services enable you to deploy cloud-native storage solutions on your cluster.

IBM does not currently provide storage services.