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Practical Data Science with Amazon SageMaker

  • Tuition USD $675 GSA  $578.09
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 Ratings
  • Course Code AWS-PDSASM
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

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In this intermediate-level course, individuals learn how to solve a real-world use case with Machine Learning (ML) and produce actionable results using Amazon SageMaker. This course walks through the stages of a typical data science process for Machine Learning from analyzing and visualizing a dataset to preparing the data, and feature engineering. Individuals will also learn practical aspects of model building, training, tuning, and deployment with Amazon SageMaker. Real life use cases include customer retention analysis to inform customer loyalty programs.

Skills Gained

  • Prepare a dataset for training
  • Train and evaluate a Machine Learning model
  • Automatically tune a Machine Learning model
  • Prepare a Machine Learning model for production
  • Think critically about Machine Learning model results

Who Can Benefit

  • Developers
  • Data Scientists

Prerequisites

Course Details

Module 1: Introduction to Machine Learning

  • Types of ML
  • Job Roles in ML
  • Steps in the ML pipeline

Module 2: Introduction to Data Prep and SageMaker

  • Training and Test dataset defined
  • Introduction to SageMaker
  • Demo: SageMaker console
  • Demo: Launching a Jupyter notebook

Module 3: Problem formulation and Dataset Preparation

  • Business Challenge: Customer churn
  • Review Customer churn dataset

Module 4: Data Analysis and Visualization

  • Demo: Loading and Visualizing your dataset
  • Exercise 1: Relating features to target variables
  • Exercise 2: Relationships between attributes
  • Demo: Cleaning the data

Module 5: Training and Evaluating a Model

  • Types of Algorithms
  • XGBoost and SageMaker
  • Demo 5: Training the data
  • Exercise 3: Finishing the Estimator definition
  • Exercise 4: Setting hyperparameters
  • Exercise 5: Deploying the model
  • Demo: Hyperparameter tuning with SageMaker
  • Demo: Evaluating Model Performance

Module 6: Automatically Tune a Model

  • Automatic hyperparameter tuning with SageMaker
  • Exercises 6-9: Tuning Jobs

Module 7: Deployment / Production Readiness

  • Deploying a model to an endpoint
  • A/B deployment for testing
  • Auto Scaling Scaling
  • Demo: Configure and Test Autoscaling
  • Demo: Check Hyperparameter tuning job
  • Demo: AWS Autoscaling
  • Exercise 10-11: Set up AWS Autoscaling

Module 8: Relative Cost of Errors

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

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Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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