IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio is a comprehesive tool set that consists of:

  • An integrated development environment that makes it easy for data scientists and operations research professionals to easily create, test and validate optimization models.
  • A mathematical programming optimization engine (CPLEX) for use in primarily strategic business problems, and a constraint programming (CP) optimization engine for use primarily in scheduling business problems. 
  • Several application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow developers to build models in their favorite coding language and make it easy to embed these models in business applications and services.

Introduction: IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio (COS)

7 minute demo

This is the first in a three part video series that introduces IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio. In this video, we discuss key concepts around optimization, discuss use cases, showcase how optimization is connected to machine learning and take a very brief look at product capabilities.

Tutorial: Optimization Modeling with IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio

8 minute demo

This is the second in a three part video series that introduces IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio. In this video, we look at how we can quickly get started with creating an optimization model in the Optimization Programming Language (OPL) and Python.

Key Features and Capabilities: IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio

8 minute demo

This is the third in a three part video series that introduces IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio. CPLEX Optimization Studio provides powerful modeling tools to convert a business problem to a mathematical model and then solve it. In this video, we look at the integrated development environment (IDE) to build optimization models, the mathematical programming (CPLEX) and constraint programming (CP) optimization engines, and the application programming interfaces (APIs).

Product Tour of IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio

Want to see for yourself? Take a short test drive of IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio to introduce you to the product. You'll be able to:

  • See the integrated development environment in action
  • Read in data from Excel and flat files
  • Build a simple optimization model step-by-step, starting with data definitions, decision variables, objective function and wrapping up with constraints
  • Run the mathematical programming engine and the constraint programming engine
  • Browse and review results

15-30 minutes introduction

Hands-on Lab for IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio

Ready to explore more? The following tutorials will give you a deeper dive into the capabilities of IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio.