This topic describes how to purchase services provided by Machine Learning Platform for AI.

Prerequisites

An Alibaba Cloud account is created, and the account has passed the real-name verification.

Procedure

  1. Log on to Machine Learning Platform for AI.
  2. On the homepage, click Buy Now.
  3. On the buy page, set the following parameters.
    • If you purchase Pay-As-You-Go (PAI Studio, DSW, and EAS) instances, set parameters on the Machine Learning page.
      Parameter Description
      Region The available regions are:
      • China (Beijing)
      • China (Shanghai)
      • China (Hangzhou)
      • China (Shenzhen)
      • Singapore (Singapore)
      • Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
      • Indonesia (Jakarta)
      • China (Hong Kong)
      • India (Mumbai)
      • Australia (Sydney)
      • US (Silicon Valley)
      • US (Virginia)
      • Germany (Frankfurt)
      • UAE (Dubai)
      • Japan (Tokyo)
      Version Only V2.0 is supported.
      PAI-Studio The system does not support purchasing Machine Learning Studio, DSW, and EAS instances separately. You must purchase the services in bundles.
      PAI-DSW
      PAI-EAS
    • If you purchase Subscription (PAI DSW) instances, set parameters on the Subscription (PAI DSW) page.
      Parameter Description
      Region The available regions are:
      • China (Beijing)
      • China (Shanghai)
      Resource Type The system supports the following GPU types:
      • P100
      • M40
      Note Different regions support different GPU types. The pricing of DSW instances varies based on the supported GPU types in supported regions. After you purchase an instance, you can upgrade and renew the instance, but cannot downgrade the instance.
      Subscription Period The subscription cycle. You can select a subscription cycle from 1 to 12 months.
      GPUs Valid values: 1 to 12.
    • If you purchase EAS Resource Group (subscription), set parameters on the EAS (Subscription) page.
      Parameter Description
      Region The available regions are:
      • China
        • China (Hangzhou)
        • China (Shanghai)
        • China (Beijing)
        • China (Shenzhen)
        • China (Hong Kong)
      • Asia Pacific
        • Singapore (Singapore)
        • Indonesia (Jakarta)
      • Europe & Americas: Germany (Frankfurt)
      • Middle East & India: India (Mumbai)
      Node Specifications The GPU and CPU specifications supported by the system.
      Note Supported node specifications vary in different regions.
      Nodes Valid values: 1 to 1000.
      Order Time Select a subscription cycle from 1 to 12 months.
      Auto-renewal Specify whether to automatically renew the subscription of an instance after it expires.
    • If you purchase EAS Resource Group (Pay-as-you-go), set parameters on the EAS Resource Group (Pay-As-You-Go) page.
      Parameter Description
      Node Specification The GPU and CPU specifications supported by the system.
      Note Supported node specifications vary in different regions.
      Region The available regions are:
      • China (Hangzhou)
      • China (Shanghai)
      • China (Beijing)
      • China (Shenzhen)
      • China (Hong Kong)
      • Singapore (Singapore)
      • Indonesia (Jakarta)
      • India (Mumbai)
      • Germany (Frankfurt)
      Number of Nodes Valid values: 1 to 100.
  4. After you set the parameters, confirm the purchase details, and click Buy Now.