What is IBM Cloud Pak for Data System?

IBM Cloud Pak™ for Data System is an all-in-one cloud-native Data and AI platform in a box that provides a pre-configured, governed and secure environment to collect, organize and analyze data. Built on the Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform, IBM Cloud Pak for Data System enables you to take advantage of a broad set of data and AI services and integrate them quickly into applications to accelerate innovation.

This hyper-converged system combines storage, compute, networking and software into plug-and-play nodes and speeds private cloud deployment to a matter of hours. A single intuitive dashboard simplifies software and hardware management, and you can benefit from a flexible pay-as-you-go capacity model.

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Benefits

Simplify deployment

Rapidly stand up a new private cloud data and AI platform, behind the firewall, in a matter of hours.

Scale to fit your needs

Get pay-as-you-grow capacity with plug-and-play hardware nodes and an intuitive software app store.

Unify IT asset management

Simplify software and system management with a unified and intuitive dashboard.

Overcome data silos

Seamlessly connect and integrate data across all clouds.

Leverage optimized hardware

Get integrated field-programmable gate array (FPGA) hardware acceleration for AI inference that supports common data and AI use cases and workloads.

Red Hat in a box

Running natively on Red Hat OpenShift, IBM Cloud Pak for Data System helps enable you to set up a Red Hat-based private cloud.

Extend these benefits with an expansion bundle

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IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL builds on the hyper-converged architecture of IBM Cloud Pak for Data System to provide a cloud-native system of insight for your enterprise’s most complex analytics. Using both in-database analytics and hardware acceleration, IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL can help you tackle your most difficult geospatial and machine-learning queries, returning insights in minutes rather than hours or days.

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IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL features summary

Fully compatible

Get 100 percent compatibility with the existing IBM PureData® System for Analytics, including single-command frictionless migration for existing users.

Built-in machine learning

Drive more value from your data with the ability to run in-database machine-learning models, using tools and advanced algorithms already preferred by data scientists and analytics professionals.

Blazing fast

With its open source design, IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL is optimized for high-performance analytics, with built-in hardware acceleration.

Simple

Load and go, with minimal administration and tuning. Automatic discovery by IBM Cloud Pak for Data System can greatly reduce the required setup and expansion time.

Scalable and elastic

Multitenancy architecture helps enable you to grow as you need on storage and compute.

Fully supported

IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL is production ready and fully supported by IBM — with unlimited use.

Highly available

Built on Red Hat OpenShift, IBM Performance Server for PostgreSQL is Kubernetes-container managed and is deployed through microservices.

Added value

Gain access to services that include IBM Data Virtualization, IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog and others to propel your journey to AI.

Learn how to support all your data and AI needs

Do you have a cohesive data strategy and architecture to support all your data and AI needs? Read the IBM Cloud Pak for Data System solution brief to learn how you can quickly scale and deploy a complete private cloud in a matter of hours, for your enterprise data and AI architecture.

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