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This course helps you explore the IBM Cloud Pak for Data monitoring and alerting framework. In this course, you customize alert forwarding, configure the monitoring stack so that it sends Cloud Pak for Data metrics to Prometheus. You perform routine Cloud Pak for Data monitoring, which leads to investigating and resolving issues in your environment. You also deploy scripts that use platform APIs, and enhance the monitoring feature by introducing custom monitors.


Professional administrators of IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Skills Gained

  • Explain the Cloud Pak for Data monitoring and alerting framework
  • Set up the SMTP settings and alert forwarding
  • Configure the monitoring stack
  • Perform routine Cloud Pak for Data monitoring
  • Use platform APIs to review events and monitors
  • Deploy a custom monitor


  • Cloud Pak for Data platform administration skills on an intermediate level
  • Knowledge of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and the architecture of Cloud Pak for Data
  • Understanding of the shell syntax


  • Introduction
  • Monitor Cloud Pak for Data
  • Work with the monitoring stack
  • Perform a routine Cloud Pak for Data monitoring
  • Use alerting APIs for platform monitoring
  • Set up a custom monitor
  • Review and evaluation

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