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Use This Decision Framework to Determine If Machine Learning Should Run in the Cloud

Published: 04 October 2017

ID: G00338223

Analyst(s): Chirag Dekate , Arun Chandrasekaran


Organizations need to carefully assess the trade-offs involved before deciding whether to run AI workloads on-premises or in the cloud. I&O leaders should use this decision framework to determine the right deployment model for machine learning and deep learning use cases.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate ML/DL Development Models Across Six Key Parameters
    • Infrastructure Choice
    • TCO
    • Data Gravity and Integration
    • Performance
    • Skills and Operational Simplicity
    • Flexibility

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