Installing IBM Netezza for Cloud Pak for Data

Learn about the IBM Netezza for Cloud Pak for Data (Netezza on Cloud) installation process.

When you purchase IBM Netezza for Cloud Pak for Data, along with the Cloud Pak for Data entitlements, you receive:
  1. Access to the installer in Passport Advantage (PPA).
  2. Red Hat OpenShift entitlements.
Before you can start the installation procedure:
  1. Download and upack the installation bundle.
  2. Make sure you are familiar with the machine requirements.
  3. Make sure that you completed the prerequisites for installing Netezza on Cloud. Depending on your cloud provider, follow the steps that are described in:
  4. Create a properties file.
    Depending on your cloud provider, follow the steps that are described in:

Installing IBM Netezza for Cloud Pak for Data (Netezza on Cloud) is a two-step process, which consists of:

1. Deploying the Cloud Pak for Data platform

Deploying the Cloud Pak for Data platform

When the Cloud Pak for Data platform is deployed:
  • The Cloud Pak for Data and OpenShift layers are installed.
  • The necessary compute and worker nodes for Cloud Pak for Data and OpenShift, network, and storage are procured.

After the Cloud Pak for Data platform is deployed, a Netezza Performance Server service tile is enabled in the Cloud Pak for Data web console. When you click the tile, you deploy Netezza on Cloud of any supported configuration.

2. Deploying Netezza on Cloud of any supported configuration
Deploying Netezza on Cloud
When a Netezza Performance Server instance is provisioned:
  • The worker nodes, which are needed for the host node and SPUs, are procured and configured.
  • The storage, which is needed for the host node and SPUs, is procured and configured.
  • Network endpoints for accessing them from an external environment are set up.

To deploy Netezza on Cloud, follow the instructions that are described in Provisioning the Netezza instance.