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Workshop Cost - FREE
This workshop is FREE, but would otherwise cost <25 USD.
Note: This workshop will create an ephemeral AWS acccount for each attendee. This ephemeral account is not accessible after the workshop. You can, of course, clone this GitHub repo and reproduce the entire workshop in your own AWS Account.
1. Logout of All AWS Consoles Across All Browser Tabs
If you do not logout of existing AWS Consoles, things will not work properly.
Please logout of all AWS Console sessions in all browser tabs.
2. Login to the Workshop Portal (aka Event Engine)
If you are registered on Eventbrite, you will receive a link to the Workshop 1 hour before the event.
The email with the link will come through Eventbrite.
Please make sure your Eventbrite email is up to date.
Click on AWS Console on dashboard.
Take the defaults and click on Open AWS Console. This will open AWS Console in a new browser tab.
Double-check that your account name is something like
TeamRole/MasterKey as follows:
If not, please logout of your AWS Console in all browser tabs and re-run the steps above!
3. Launch an Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instance
Open the AWS Management Console
Note: This workshop has been tested on the US West (Oregon) (us-west-2) region. Make sure that you see Oregon on the top right hand corner of your AWS Management Console. If you see a different region, click the dropdown menu and select US West (Oregon).
In the AWS Console search bar, type
Amazon SageMaker to open the service
Create notebook instance.
In the Notebook instance name text box, enter
ml.c5.2xlarge. We'll only be using this
instance to launch jobs. The training job themselves will run
either on a SageMaker managed cluster or an Amazon EKS cluster.
250 - this is needed to explore
datasets, build docker containers, and more. During training data
is copied directly from Amazon S3 to the training cluster when
using SageMaker. When using Amazon EKS, we'll setup a distributed
file system that worker nodes will use to get access to training
In the IAM role box, select the default
You must select the default
Security group as shown in
the screenshow. Your values will likely be different. This is
Keep the default settings for the other options not highlighted
in red, and click
Create notebook instance. On the
Notebook instances section you should see the status
4. Start the Jupyter notebook
Note: Proceed when the status of the notebook instance
5. Launch a new Terminal within the Jupyter notebook
Terminal to launch a terminal in your Jupyter
6. Clone this GitHub Repo in the Terminal
Within the Jupyter terminal, run the following:
cd ~/SageMaker && git clone https://github.com/data-science-on-aws/workshop
7. Navigate Back to Notebook View
8. Start the Workshop!
01_intro/ in your Jupyter notebook and
start the workshop!