Introduction to IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 26 July 2018, updated 26 July 2018

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ISBN-10: 073845706x
ISBN-13: 9780738457062
IBM Form #: REDP-5465-00
(44 pages)

Authors: Domenico D'Alterio, Michael Bonett, Eric Goodson, Matt Hunter, Keith Miller, Fabio Riva, Volkmar Burke Siegemund, John Strymecki

Abstract

IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems collects, filters, and formats IT operational data in near real-time and provides that data to target analytics solutions. IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems enables authorized IT operations teams using a single web-based interface to specify the IT operational data to be gathered and how it needs to be handled. This data is provided to both on- and off-platform analytic solutions, in a consistent, consumable format for analysis.
This Redpaper discusses the value of IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems, provides a high-level reference architecture for IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems, and introduces key components of the architecture. It shows how IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems provides operational data to various analytic solutions. The publication provides high-level integration guidance, preferred practices, tips on planning for IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems, and example integration scenarios.

Table of contents

Part 1. Executive overview
Part 2. IBM Common Data Provider for z Systems reference architecture and components
Part 3. Practical integration scenarios

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