Anonymous UserVice President & CIO at a logistics company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The few projects we have done have been promising."
"They are doing a good job of evolving."
"The most valuable feature of Amazon SageMaker is that you don't have to do any programming in order to perform some of your use cases."
"Allows you to create API endpoints."
"The deployment is very good, where you only need to press a few buttons."
"The setup is straightforward. Deployment doesn't take more than 30 minutes."
"The solution is very good for data mining or any mining issues."
"he solution is scalable."
"Most of the features, especially on the data analysis tool pack, are really good. The way they do clustering and output is great. You can do fairly elaborate outputs. The results, the ensembles, all of these, are fantastic."
"The most valuable feature is the decision tree creation."
"The most valuable feature is that you can use multiple algorithms for creating models and then you can compare the results between them."
"Good data management and analytics."
"The solution is able to handle quite large amounts of data beautifully."
"I would say the IDE is quite immature, but it is still in its infancy, so I expect it to get better over time."
"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."
"AI is a new area and AWS needs to have an internship training program available."
"Lacking in some machine learning pipelines."
"Scalability to handle big data can be improved by making integration with networks such as Hadoop and Apache Spark easier."
"The user interface of the solution needs improvement. It needs to be more visual."
"The solution is very stable, but we do have some problems with discrepancies involving SAS not matching with the latest Java versions. It's not stable in cases where SAS tries to run on a different version because SAS doesn't connect with the latest Java update. Once a month we need to restart systems from scratch."
"The solution needs an easier interface for the user. The user experience isn't so easy for our clients."
"Virtualization could be much better."
"The ease of use can be improved. When you are new it seems a bit complex."
"The visualization of the models is not very attractive, so the graphics should be improved."
"Technical support could be improved."
"While I don't personally need tutorials, I can't say that it wouldn't be helpful for others to have some to help them navigate and operate the system."
"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."
"The support costs are 10% of the Amazon fees and it comes by default."
"This solution is for large corporations because not everybody can afford it."
"The solution is expensive for an individual, but for an enterprise/institution (purchasing bulk licenses), it is not a high price for the use that will come from it."
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Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed platform that enables developers and data scientists to quickly and easily build, train, and deploy machine learning models at any scale. Amazon SageMaker removes all the barriers that typically slow down developers who want to use machine learning.
Amazon SageMaker is ranked 13th in Data Science Platforms with 5 reviews while SAS Enterprise Miner is ranked 10th in Data Science Platforms with 10 reviews. Amazon SageMaker is rated 7.6, while SAS Enterprise Miner is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Amazon SageMaker writes "A solution with great computational storage, has many pre-built models, is stable, and has good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAS Enterprise Miner writes "Good GUI, an easy initial setup, and very flexible". Amazon SageMaker is most compared with Databricks, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, Dataiku Data Science Studio and H2O.ai, whereas SAS Enterprise Miner is most compared with IBM SPSS Modeler, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, RapidMiner, SAS Visual Analytics and KNIME. See our Amazon SageMaker vs. SAS Enterprise Miner report.
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