Amazon Deep Learning AMIs vs. Media Temple IaaS Cloud

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Amazon Deep Learning AMIs
Score 8.7 out of 10
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AMIs are Amazon Machine Images, virtual appliance deployed on EC2. The AWS Deep Learning AMIs provide machine learning practitioners and researchers with the infrastructure and tools to accelerate deep learning in the cloud, at scale. Users can launch Amazon EC2 instances pre-installed with deep learning frameworks and interfaces such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Apache MXNet, Chainer, Gluon, Horovod, and Keras to train sophisticated, custom AI models, experiment with new algorithms, or to learn new…N/A
Media Temple IaaS Cloud
Score 6.8 out of 10
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Media Temple in Culver City, California offers managed hosting services. Users can choose from managed services for AWS, self-managed VPS, managed VPS, grid-shared hosting, and managed hosting optimized for WordPress.N/A
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Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
Comparison of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) features of Product A and Product B
Amazon Deep Learning AMIs
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Ratings
Media Temple IaaS Cloud
8.8
2 Ratings
8% above category average
Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Dynamic scaling00 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Elastic load balancing00 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Pre-configured templates00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Monitoring tools00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Pre-defined machine images00 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Operating system support00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Security controls00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Amazon Deep Learning AMIsMedia Temple IaaS Cloud
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10.0
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8.5
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User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Amazon AWS
Amazon AMIs has been very useful for the quick setup and implementation of deep learning for data analysis which is something I have used the service for in my own research. We commonly use the service to enable students to run intensive deep learning algorithms for their assessments. This service works well in this scenario as it allows students to quickly set up a suitable environment and get started with little hassle. If you are looking to run simple, surface level deep learning algorithms (kind of contradictory statement I know) then AMI is more complicated than most will need. When it comes to teaching the basics of Machine Learning, this kind of system is unnecessary and there are other alternatives which can be used. That being said this service is a must if you are looking to run complex deep learning via the cloud.
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Media Temple
I think Media Temple is well suited for a somewhat tech-savvy and sophisticated dev shop that wants something powerful to use but doesn't want the complexity of something like Rackspace or AWS. If you don't need an insane level of control and would have something more on a managed basis, Media Tempe IaaS is the way to go.
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Pros
Amazon AWS
  • Setting up environment
  • Support for different types of machines
  • Perfect for Machine Learning / Deep Learning use cases
  • Nvidia / Cuda / Conda support easily
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Media Temple
  • Great user interface.
  • Great performance.
  • Creating a Wordpress website is very easy.
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Cons
Amazon AWS
  • Some aspects of the User Interface are quite confusing and activating packages can be a bit convoluted
  • It can be a bit confusing to switch between frameworks for novice users
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Media Temple
  • There are often errors with automatic updates and management of 3rd party tools including software such as Plesk.
  • I think the communication options could be improved. It isn't as easy to set up alerts as you would want.
  • Your plans are grandfathered so you are somewhat stuck with an old plan.
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Alternatives Considered
Amazon AWS
Both of these services provide similar functionality and from my experience both are top class services which cover most of your needs. I think ultimately it comes down to what you need each service for. For example Amazon DL AMIs allows for clustering by default meaning I am able to run several clustering algorithms without a problem whereas IBM Watson Studio doesn't provide this functionality. They both provide a wide range of default packages such as Amazon providing caffe-2 and IBM providing sci-kitlearn. My main point is that both are very good services which have very similar functionality, you just need to think about the costs, suitability of features and integration with other services you are using.
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Media Temple
We've been using both DreamHost and Media Temple for years and Media Temple has a better overall experience, offering a more robust solution in terms of scalability and customization. On the other hand, DreamHost has great support and a better pricing policy. So it depends on what are you looking for and your budget as well.
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Return on Investment
Amazon AWS
  • Saves a lot of Infra Costs
  • Saves a lot of time in handling environment issues
  • Easy to start a new instance
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Media Temple
  • It is a huge part of our overall web offerings. We depend on Media Temple day-to-day for a large contingency of clients.
  • Reduction in costs and increase in bandwidth.
  • An easy learning curve for new staff and semi-technical employees.
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