Amazon SageMaker Competitors and Alternatives

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Sandeep_Pandey
Real User
Data Scientist at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Dec 22 2019

What is most valuable?

There are pre-built solutions for everything. For example, if you want to build a deep learning model, we already have AlexNet, the internet, and all of the packages are inside. You don't have to… more »

What needs improvement?

The pricing is complicated and should be simplified. I would suggest that Amazon SageMaker provide free slots to allow customers to practice, such as a free slot to try out working with a Sandbox… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing is complicated as it is based on what kind of machines you are using, the type of storage, and the kind of computation. It is already decided, but if you want to have a look at how it is… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I researched Amazon SageMaker on my own.

What other advice do I have?

I am not exposed to Amazon SageMaker but I know it's capabilities. I know exactly what we can do and how we can do it. We have been provided with several solutions for image processing, speech… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are not with Anaconda Solutions, we use their packages. We are exploring their interface and it's capabilities. We are currently on a different tool, on a different platform. We are using their… more »
Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Apr 21 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of the solution is that it allows you to create API endpoints and that saves a lot of time for data scientists.

What needs improvement?

The product has come a long way and they've added a lot of things, but in terms of improvement I would like to probably have features such as MLflow embedded into it. Additional features I would like to see would include, as mentioned… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing for the Notebook endpoints is a bit high, but generally reasonable.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

SageMaker was the first cloud solution I've used but there are other products, such as Databricks or Google and Azure that have similar products. There are common features with all these products but I'd say that SageMaker has more features… more »

What other advice do I have?

I think for anyone using SageMaker it will help automate pipelines, and make it easier than doing the process manually. For anyone already on the AWS platform, they should definitely make use of it. I would rate this product an eight out of… more »
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