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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Tensor Flow

A well-suited scenario for using AWS Tensor Flow is when having a project with a geographically dispersed team, a client overseas and large data to use for training. AWS Tensor Flow is less appropriate when working for clients in regions where it hasn't been allowed yet for use. Since smaller clients are in regions where AWS Tensor Flow hasn't been allowed for use, and those clients traditionally don't have enough hardware, this situation deters a wider use of the tool.
Mauricio Quiroga-Pascal Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

MATLAB

MATLAB really does best for solving computational problems in math and engineering. Especially when you have to use a lot of functions in your solving process, or if you have a nonlinear equation that must be iteratively solved. [MATLAB] can also perform things like integration and derivation on your equations that you put into it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Amazon Tensor Flow

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) allows resizable compute capacity in the cloud, providing the necessary elasticity to provide services for both, small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Tensor Flow allows us to train our models much faster than in our on-premise equipment.
  • Most of the pre-trained models are easy to adapt to our clients' needs.
Mauricio Quiroga-Pascal Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

MATLAB

  • It has a very user friendly library which helps users learn this software fairly quickly in a short span of time.
  • The graphical user interface provided by the software is really good.
  • The code that a person writes allows options for debugging.
  • One can visualize the flow of control of their code inside MATLAB.
Saransh Dikshit | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Tensor Flow

  • SageMaker isn't available in all regions. This is complicated for some clients overseas.
  • For larger instances, when using a GPU, it takes a while to talk to a customer service representative to ask for a limit increase. Given this, it's recommendable to ask in advance for a limit increase in more expensive and larger cases; otherwise, SageMaker will set the limit to zero by default.
  • Since the data has to be stored in S3 and copied to training, it doesn't allow to test and debug locally. Therefore, we have to wait a lot to check everything after every trail.
Mauricio Quiroga-Pascal Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

MATLAB

  • MatLab is pricier than most of its competitors and because of this reason, many organizations are moving towards cheaper alternatives - mostly Python.
  • MatLab is inefficient when it comes to performing a large number of iterations. It gets laggy and often crashes. Python is better in this regard.
  • There is a limited number of hardware options (mostly NI) that can be connected directly to the data acquisition toolbox.
Abdullah Umair Bajwa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon Tensor Flow

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MATLAB

MATLAB 9.6
Based on 4 answers
MATLAB is pretty easy to use. You can extend its capabilities using the programming interface. Very flexible capabilities when it comes to graphical presentation of your data (so many different kinds of options for your plotting needs). Anytime you are working with large data sets, or with matrices, MATLAB is likely to be very helpful.
Tom Reid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon Tensor Flow

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MATLAB

MATLAB 8.4
Based on 9 answers
The built-in search engine is not as performing as I wish it would be. However, the YouTube channel has a vast library of informative video that can help understanding the software. Also, many other software have a nice bridge into MATLAB, which makes it very versatile. Overall, the support for MATLAB is good.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Tensor Flow

Microsoft Azure is better than Amazon Tensor Flow because it provides easier and pre-built capabilities such as Anomaly Detection, Recommendation, and Ranking.AWS is better than IBM Watson ML Studio because it has direct and prebuilt clustering capabilities AWS, like IBM Watson ML Studio, has powerful built-in algorithms, providing a stronger platform when comparing it with MS Azure ML Services and Google ML Engine.
Mauricio Quiroga-Pascal Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

MATLAB

How MATLAB compares to its competition or similar open access tools like R (programming language) or SciLab is that it's simply more powerful and capable. It embraces a wider spectrum of possibilities for far more fields than any other environment. R, for example, is intended primarily for the area of statistical computing. SciLab, on the other hand, is a similar open access tool that falls very short in its computing capabilities. It's much slower when running larger scripts and isn't documented or supported nearly as well as MATLAB.
Juan Carlos Molina Castejón | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon Tensor Flow

  • Positive: It has allowed us to work with our overseas teams without any large hardware investing.
  • Positive: Pre-trained models significantly reduce the time to develop solutions for our clients.
  • Negative: Since it's a relatively new tool, you have to be careful about not paying for large errors while learning to use the tool.
Mauricio Quiroga-Pascal Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

MATLAB

  • MATLAB helps us quickly sort through large sets of data because we keep the same script each time we run an analyzation, making it very efficient to run this whole process.
  • The software makes it super easy for us to create plots that we can then show to investors or clients to display our data.
  • We are also looking to create an app for our product, and we will not be able to do that on MATLAB, therefore creating a limiting issue and a new learning curve for a programming language.
Tyler Grudowski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon Tensor Flow

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Amazon Tensor Flow Editions & Modules

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MATLAB

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

MATLAB Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$8601
Standard$2,1502
Education$5002
Education$2503
Student$494
Student$495
Home$1496
  1. per year
  2. perpetual license
  3. per year
  4. per student license
  5. per student suite license
  6. perpetual license
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