This learning offering tells a holistic story of Cloud Pak for Data and how you can extend the functions with services and integrations. You will explore some of the services and see how they enable...
This learning offering tells a holistic story of Cloud Pak for Data and how you can extend the functions with services and integrations. You will explore some of the services and see how they enable effective collaboration across an organization. In this course, you will use Watson Knowledge Catalog, Data Virtualization, and Watson Studio (including Data Refinery and AutoAI). You will also examine some of the external data sets and industry accelerators that are available on the platform.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Describe the Cloud Pak for Data implementation stack
Summarize the Cloud Pak for Data workflow that implements the ModelOps process
Construct a simple predictive model that reflects a typical Data Fabric solution
Examine external data sets and industry accelerators that promote trustworthy AI
Select services that align to the goals of a data-driven organization
Who Can Benefit
Anyone who wants to gain foundational knowledge of IBM Cloud Pak for Data
Before you start this course, you should be able to complete the following tasks:
Explain the purpose of Cloud Pak for Data and the value it brings to the business
Describe its basic architecture
State its deployment options
Differentiate between Cloud Pak for Data and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
Define the AI Ladder and its associated roles and services
Identify the types of projects and how to collaborate on the platform
Log in to Cloud Pak for Data and create an analytics project
You can review these skills in the Solution Architect - Associate learning path.
Create an analytics project
Summarize the ModelOps process
Relate a process to a workflow
Identify the predefined roles in Cloud Pak for Data
Define analytics project
Create an analytics project (data scientist)
Request data (data scientist)
Add data to the project
Respond to a data request
Evaluate adding data from an integrated database versus data virtualization
Differentiate between platform and service level connections
Access an integrated database (data engineer)
Create a catalog (data engineer)
Connect to a data source (data engineer)
Construct a virtualized table from a single data source (data engineer)
Organize the data
Describe catalogs and their uses
Summarize what you can do with the Watson Knowledge Catalog service
List the types of governance artifacts
Identify how to manage risk and regulatory challenges
Profile data assets (data steward)
Define a data protection rule (data steward)
Prepare the data
List the ways to prepare data for use in projects
Describe what you can do with Data Refinery
Prepare data for modeling (data quality analyst)
Validate data (data quality analyst)
Visualize data (data quality analyst)
Develop a Data Refinery flow (data quality analyst)
Create a data set for modeling (data quality analyst)
Analyze the data and build a model
Name the steps in the data analysis process
List the criteria for choosing a modeling tool in analytics projects
Summarize the AutoAI requirements
Outline the AutoAI process
Articulate the deployment process
Describe how to use notebooks
Build an AutoAI model (data scientist)
Save an AutoAI pipeline model (data scientist)
Deploy a model (data scientist)
Save an experiment as a notebook
Expand to other scenarios
Indicate how to monitor models
List the aspects of trustworthy AI
Identify how to collaborate with external stakeholders
Describe how to extend Cloud Pak for Data functions
Define scaling services
List the most popular services from each category
Associate Cloud Pak for Data use cases with the services that support them
Explore solutions (solutions, services, external data sets and industry accelerators)
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