Azure Machine Learning vs PredictionIO: What are the differences?
Developers describe Azure Machine Learning as "A fully-managed cloud service for predictive analytics". Azure Machine Learning is a fully-managed cloud service that enables data scientists and developers to efficiently embed predictive analytics into their applications, helping organizations use massive data sets and bring all the benefits of the cloud to machine learning. On the other hand, PredictionIO is detailed as "Open Source Machine Learning Server". PredictionIO is an open source machine learning server for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation and content discovery.
Azure Machine Learning can be classified as a tool in the "Machine Learning as a Service" category, while PredictionIO is grouped under "Machine Learning Tools".
Some of the features offered by Azure Machine Learning are:
- Designed for new and experienced users
- Proven algorithms from MS Research, Xbox and Bing
- First class support for the open source language R
On the other hand, PredictionIO provides the following key features:
- Integrated with state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms. Fine-tune, evaluate and implement them scientifically.
- Customize the modularized open codebase to fulfill any unique prediction requirement.
- Built on top of scalable frameworks such as Hadoop and Cascading. Ready to handle data of any scale.
PredictionIO is an open source tool with 11.8K GitHub stars and 1.92K GitHub forks. Here's a link to PredictionIO's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Azure Machine Learning has a broader approval, being mentioned in 12 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to PredictionIO, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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What tools integrate with PredictionIO?
PredictionIO is an open source Machine Learning Server. It empowers programmers and data engineers to build smart applications. Machine Learning is about attempting to teach computers to predict future, or otherwise unknown events, by applying computer science or statistics techniques to analyze existing data. It can be seen as a transformation from existing data to improve insights about the unknown. PredictionIO is useful for any web and mobile apps. Here are some examples of smart features you can build with PredictionIO: predict user behaviors; offer personalized video, news, deals, ads and job openings; help users to discover interesting events, documents, apps and restaurants; provide impressive match-making services, etc.