This topic describes how to purchase instances of Data Science Workshop (DSW) 2.0.


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Background information

Each time you create an instance of DSW 2.0, you are redirected to the buy page. When you use an instance of DSW 2.0, you are charged for using resources such as Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances, elastic IP addresses (EIPs), and Server Load Balancer (SLB) instances.

For more information about how to purchase instances of DSW 1.0, see Purchase.


  1. Navigate to the buy page of DSW 2.0.
    1. Log on to the Machine Learning Platform for AI console.
    2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Model Training > DSW-Notebook Service.
    3. In the upper-left corner of the page, select the region where you want to create the instance.
      DSW 2.0 is available only in China (Hangzhou) and China (Shenzhen).
    4. Click Create Instance.
  2. On the buy page, set the following parameters.
    Parameter Description
    Instance Name The name cannot exceed 27 characters in length. It can contain only letters, digits, and underscores (_).
    Instance Version The default version is DSW2.0, and cannot be changed.
    Region & Zone Instances in different regions cannot communicate with each other. If you cannot select the region where you want to create the instance, choose a nearby region. This reduces network latency.
    Billing Method Only Pay-AS-You-Go is supported.
    Network The default setting is VPC, and cannot be changed. The system automatically creates a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) network, a VSwitch, and a security group.
    Instance Architecture x86 Computing and Heterogeneous Computing GPU are supported.
    Categories The default setting is All, and cannot be changed. The system supports multiple instance families. You can choose an instance family that meets your requirements. For more information about instance families, see Instance families.
    Docker Image The images support multiple Python, TensorFlow, and PyTorch versions.
    Storage ECS System To install an image for the DSW instance, you can select a cloud disk type such as Standard SSD, Enhanced SSD, or Ultra Disk, and specify the storage capacity based on your requirements.
    NAS File System You can mount a created Network Attached Storage (NAS) file system to the DSW instance.
    Auto-stop Enable or disable the auto-stop feature. After auto-stop is enabled, the instance is automatically stopped when the Duration that you specify is reached.
    Note After you create the instance, you can modify only the Instance Name parameter.
  3. Click Confirm Order
  4. After you confirm the order, select Machine Learning DSW Terms of Service, and click Create Instance.