A DSVM is a Linux or Windows container that is made up of popular data science tools and frameworks. It can help us quickly get started with data analytics and data science. It supports a number of OSes; currently, we can create a DSVM with Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Ubuntu Linux, and CentOS Linux. The idea behind DSVMs is to decrease the time it takes to create a working environment.
A DSVM has preconfigured libraries that are tested for compatibility. It is updated every few months so that it uses the latest compatible version of tools, libraries, and frameworks. It supports GPU VMs and comes pre-installed with the necessary drivers. A DSVM also includes tutorials and guides on how to get started.
A DSVM is likely to come pre-installed with the following components:
- Deep learning...