Frequently asked questions

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about this product.

FAQ

Getting started with this product

Are any other offerings needed to use Guardium Insights?

Insights supports Guardium Data Protection (GDP) and Database as a Service (DBaaS) environments. It supports GDP for Databases, GDP for Data Warehouses and GDP for Big Data. For DBaaS, Insights supports Amazon AWS Kinesis (PostgreSQL) among other environments. Contact IBM to learn more.

Does Guardium Insights have any prerequisites?

To deploy Guardium Insights, customers have two options. They must either first deploy Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Does Guardium Insights support multitenancy?

Yes, Guardium Insights is a multitenant environment.

Pricing

How is Guardium Insights priced and sold?

Guardium Insights is priced on the Virtual Processor Core (VPC) metric. To learn more, please contact your IBM representative, business partner representative, or contact IBM directly.

Support

For Database-as-a-Service, can I stream my data security and compliance data directly into Guardium Insights?

Yes, customers can stream data directly from DBaaS sources right to the Guardium Insights hub.

What DBaaS sources does Guardium Insights support?

Guardium Insights supports a variety of private and public cloud DBaaS, including AWS and Azure. To learn more, please contact your IBM representative, business partner representative, or contact IBM directly.

What is the recommended environment needed to run Guardium Insights?

Specific requirements will vary based on the customer environment. To learn more, please contact your IBM representative or contact IBM directly.

What is the recommended environment needed to run Guardium Insights?

Specific environment requirements will vary based on the customer environment. On average, Guardium Insights, together with OpenShift Container Platform, will require the following: 40 cores, 72 GB RAM, 3 nodes.

Other common questions

Why is it called IBM Security Guardium Insights for IBM Cloud Pak for Security?

Guardium Insights, while able to be deployed alone, provides a data security element to IBM Cloud Pak for Security. In fact, the full product name is IBM Security Guardium Inights for IBM Cloud Pak for Security. To learn more, please contact your IBM representative or contact IBM directly.