We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It helped us find find the optimal area for where our warehouse should be located."
"The best part of Anaconda is the media distribution that comes as part of it. It gets us started very quickly."
"The most advantageous feature is the logic building."
"The solution is stable."
"The notebook feature is an improvement over RStudio."
"The most valuable feature is the set of libraries that are used to support the functionality that we require."
"The most valuable feature is the Jupyter notebook that allows us to write the Python code, compile it on the fly, and then look at the results."
"The virtual environment is very good."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is the ability to use all of the cognitive services, prebuilt from Azure."
"The most valuable feature is data normalization."
"The UI is very user-friendly and that AI is easy to use."
"The solution is very fast and simple for a data science solution."
"Anyone who isn't a programmer his whole life can adopt it. All he needs is statistics and data analysis skills."
"The most valuable feature is the knowledge bank, which allows us to ask questions and the AI will automatically pull the pre-prescribed responses."
"The AutoML is helpful when you're starting to explore the problem that you're trying to solve."
"The interface is very intuitive."
"I think better documentation or a step-by-step guide for installation would help, especially for on-premise users."
"The ability to schedule scripts for the building and monitoring of jobs would be an advantage for this platform."
"The interface could be improved. Other solutions, like Visual Studio, have much better UI."
"One feature that I would like to see is being able to use a different language in a different cell, which would allow me to mix R and Python together."
"I think that the framework can be improved to make it easier for people to discover and use things on their own."
"Having a small guide or video on the tool would help learn how to use it and what the features are."
"The solution would benefit from offering more automation."
"One thing that hurts the product is that the company is not doing more to advertise it as a solution and make it more well known."
"If you want to be able to deploy your tools outside of Microsoft Azure, this is not the best choice."
"The data cleaning functionality is something that could be better and needs to be improved."
"When you use different Microsoft tools, there are different pricing metrics. It doesn't make sense. The pricing metrics are quire difficult to understand and should be either clarified or simplified. It would help us sell the solution to customers."
"The solution should be more customizable. There should be more algorithms."
"A problem that I encountered was that I had to pay for the model that I wanted to deploy and use on Azure Machine Learning, but there wasn't any option that that model can be used in the designer."
"Integration with social media would be a valuable enhancement."
"The AutoML feature is very basic and they should improve it by using a more robust algorithm."
"The data preparation capabilities need to be improved."
"The licensing costs for Anaconda are reasonable."
"The product is open-source and free to use."
"When we got our first models and were ready for the user acceptance testing, our licensing fees were between €2,500 ($2,750 USD) and €3,000 ($3,300 USD) monthly."
"From a developer's perspective, I find the price of this solution high."
"The licensing cost is very cheap. It's less than $50 a month."
"There is a license required for this solution."
Anaconda makes it easy for you to install and maintain Python environments. Our development team tests to ensure compatibility of Python packages in Anaconda. We support and provide open source assurance for packages in Anaconda to mitigate your risk in using open source and meet your regulatory compliance requirements.
Python is the fastest growing language for data science. Anaconda includes 720+ Python open source packages and now includes essential R packages. This powerful combination allows you to do everything you want from BI to advanced modeling on complex Big Data
Azure Machine Learning is a cloud predictive analytics service that makes it possible to quickly create and deploy predictive models as analytics solutions.
It has everything you need to create complete predictive analytics solutions in the cloud, from a large algorithm library, to a studio for building models, to an easy way to deploy your model as a web service. Quickly create, test, operationalize, and manage predictive models.
Anaconda is ranked 6th in Data Science Platforms with 12 reviews while Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio is ranked 4th in Data Science Platforms with 15 reviews. Anaconda is rated 7.8, while Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Anaconda writes "Responsive, sleek and had a beautiful interface that is pleasant to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio writes "Good support for Azure services in pipelines, but deploying outside of Azure is difficult". Anaconda is most compared with Databricks, Amazon SageMaker, Microsoft BI, Cloudera Data Science Workbench and KNIME, whereas Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio is most compared with Databricks, IBM Watson Studio, Dataiku Data Science Studio, Alteryx and Amazon Comprehend. See our Anaconda vs. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio report.
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