Prime 5 assets to study in regards to the IBM and Cloudera partnership – IBM Developer


Six months, 4 blogs, three movies, two convention shows, and one superb partnership — that’s how I might describe the IBM and Cloudera partnership thus far. This weblog publish highlights a number of the greatest developer-focused assets that will help you leverage your knowledge to construct AI-enabled purposes.

Earlier this yr, IBM and Cloudera introduced that they might companion collectively to create a brand new joint providing: Cloudera Information Platform for IBM Cloud Pak for Information, bringing collectively two main knowledge platforms. The advantages of utilizing boths platforms are outlined within the varied product pages and targeted on safety, scalability, and, after all, combining one of the best applied sciences for knowledge and AI.

Quickly after, a number of of us on the IBM Developer and Hybrid Cloud Construct Workforce have been tasked with testing the merchandise, constructing PoCs for patrons, and creating property to be consumed by exterior audiences.

Under are our prime 5 assets for studying in regards to the IBM and Cloudera partnership. Earlier than we get into it, I want to give a shout-out to the parents that made it doable: Tim Robinson, Brett Coffmann, Dave Fowler, Marc Chisinevski, and Erik Beebe. Let’s get began!

5. Integrating Cloudera Information Platform and IBM Cloud Pak for Information

What’s a greater method to begin than with an outline? This introductory weblog is the primary in a sequence revealed by the crew. The weblog publish explains the assorted main parts utilized by every platform and the way they impart with one another. It’s one of many longer blogs on this listing, however balances the technical points nicely with out going too deep. Positively a great start line to get acquainted on the partnership.

4. Streaming knowledge to Cloudera and studying from IBM Cloud

The power to handle streams of knowledge is turning into more and more vital as new use instances maintain popping up. Between monitoring real-time inventory trades, up-to-the-minute retail stock administration, and ride-sharing apps, streaming knowledge is right here to remain and can solely develop in utilization. The Cloudera Information Platform features a streaming bundle that integrates seamlessly with IBM merchandise. The weblog publish beneath describes the right way to arrange SQL Steam Builder (SSB) to combine with varied IBM choices, comparable to
Databases for PosgresSQL, DataStage, and even IBM Cloud Object Storage.

3. 40 minutes of dwell demonstrations on

In late October 2021, we carried out a livestream on, which that was additionally streamed to Youtube and Twitter. We began the presentation speaking in regards to the two platforms and the worth of mixing them. Then, on the 35-minute mark, we dive into over 40 minutes of hands-on demos that showcase integration factors between Cloudera Information Platform and IBM Cloud Pak for Information.

2. CTO sequence: Omkar Nimbalkar and Nadeem Asghar

This video consists of IBM Vice President Omkar Nimbalkar and Cloudera CTO Nadeem Asghar as they discuss in regards to the enterprise worth of the Cloudera and IBM partnership, what they’re seeing within the discipline from prospects, and the way they see the know-how panorama altering within the subsequent few years.

1. 10 demos in 10(ish) minutes

In the event you don’t have the time to see all the livestream above, then this video is for you. It’s a whistlestop tour for seeing how Cloudera Information Platform and IBM Cloud Pak for Information work collectively. Seeing is believing, and in simply over 10 minutes, you’ll see 10 completely different options from the platforms.

And 5 honorable mentions

  • Putting in on IBM Cloud — This weblog publish particulars how we put in Cloudera Information Platform on IBM Cloud with open supply Ansible playbooks supplied by Cloudera.
  • Demo video — This video covers a use case of a knowledge analyst at a fictional retailer the place she should create a report that pulls knowledge from two completely different sources: one in Db2, operating on IBM Cloud Pak for Information; and one in Hive, operating on Cloudera Information Platform. Instruments comparable to BigSQL and Cognos Analytics are lined within the video.
  • Streaming with Flink — This video accompanies the SQL Stream Builder weblog publish, going over all of the related configuration and setup that the consumer must do.
  • Classes discovered — This weblog publish particulars a number of the classes discovered and greatest practices we encountered as we maintained our surroundings for a lot of months.
  • Omkar’s slide deck — Nadeem Asghar and Omkar Nimbalkar offered a joint keynote session on the Chief Information & Analytics Officer Fall 2021 digital summit.

Thanks for studying! We hope you discovered extra in regards to the IBM and Cloudera partnership. You’ll be able to study much more in regards to the Cloudera Information Platform for IBM Cloud Pak for Information by testing the product web page or by visiting the IBM Hybrid Information Administration Group to publish questions and discuss to our consultants.