AWS Reduces GPU Pricing for SageMaker
Amazon Web Services is cutting prices on its SageMaker managed service for machine learning and deep learning as it attracts more financial services, healthcare and retail customers building and training ML models in production.
The cloud giant (NASDAQ: AMZN) said Wednesday (Oct. 7) it is reducing prices for GPU instances running SageMaker by as much as 18 percent. Reminiscent of earlier price cuts as AWS battled Microsoft Azure and Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) for public cloud dominance, the reductions for SageMaker reflect the growing number of enterprise options for building, training and deploying machine and deep learning as production workloads.
The price reductions announced this week cover cloud GPUs running as Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute “P2” and “P3” instances. General purpose P2 instances provide up to 16 Nvidia K80 GPUs, 64 virtual CPUs and 732 Gb of host memory. Higher-end P3 instances deliver a maximum of 8 Nvidia V100 Tensor Core GPUs and up to 100 Gbps of networking throughput.
Read the full story here at sister website Datanami.