About private cloud environments

This topic provides a high-level description and diagram of what environments are in CDP Private Cloud.

An environment is a logical entity that represents the association of your Private Cloud user account with compute resources. Using the compute resources of the environment, you can provision and manage Data Warehouse or Machine Learning workloads. For a CDP Private Cloud deployment, you must configure the environment on an OpenShift cluster. The following diagram shows the components of CDP Private Cloud:



For more details about environment requirements and how to register an environment so CDP can access Kubernetes clusters on your OpenShift deployment, see CDP Private Cloud Environments.