Setting up an AWS account
As previously stated, you don't have to use AWS, but that's what we're going to use throughout this book. Once it's set up here, you can use it for everything we'll do:
- To set up an AWS account, navigate to aws.amazon.com and select Create Account. You will have to add some payment details but everything we mention in this book can be explored through the free tier of AWS, where you do not incur a cost below some set threshold of consumption.
Once you have created your account, you can navigate to the AWS Management Console, where you can see all of the services that are available to you (see Figure 2.5):
- Finally, there would be no ML engineering without ML models. So, the final piece of software you should install is one that will help you track and serve your models in a consistent way. For this, we will use MLflow, an open source platform from Databricks and under the stewardship of...