Creating and managing IBM Cloud services

You can create IBM Cloud service instances within Cloud Pak for Data as a Service from the Services catalog.

To view the Services catalog, select Service > Services catalog from the main menu. For a description of each service, see Services.

You can see and manage your existing services by selecting Services > Service instances from the main menu. You can filter which services you see by resource group, organization, and region.

Creating a service

You must have administrator permissions on the IBM Cloud account for Cloud Pak for Data as a Service.

To create a service:

  1. Log in to Cloud Pak for Data as a Service.
  2. Select Service > Services catalog from the main menu.
  3. Click the service you want to create.
  4. Specify the IBM Cloud service region.
  5. Select a plan.
  6. If necessary, select the resource group or organization.
  7. Click Create.

Managing services

You must have administrator permissions in the IBM Cloud account for the service.

To manage a service:

  1. Select Services > Service instances from the main menu.
  2. Click the actions menu next to the service name and select Manage in IBM Cloud.

The service page in IBM Cloud opens in a separate tab or window in your browser.

Next step

To use the tools or APIs from a service in a project, you must associate the service with the project.