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Azure Machine Learning - UbiOps integration

Note: This notebook runs on Python 3.6.

Download link for necessary files: Azure ML services example.

In this notebook we will show you:

  • how to train a model on Azure ML

  • how to deploy that model on UbiOps

For this example we will train a model on the MNIST dataset with Azure ML services and then deploy the trained model on UbiOps. Parts of this notebook were directly taken from Azure documentation, which can be found as another notebook here. The trained model can be adapted to your usecase. The MNIST model is taken merely to illustrate how a model trained with Azure ML services could be converted to run on UbiOps.

NOTE: Make sure the jupyter notebook is running from an environment with the requirements (see requirements.txt) installed. Also provide the Azure config.json in the config folder.

How does it work?

Step 1: Login to your UbiOps account at and create an API token with project editor rights. To do so, click on Permissions in the navigation panel, and then click on API tokens. Click on [+]Add token to create a new token.

Creating an API token

Give your new token a name, save the token in safe place and assign the 'project-editor' role to the token. The role can be assigned on project level.

Step 2: Download the azure-machine-learning folder and open azure_ml.ipynb. In the notebook you will find a space to enter your API token and the name of your project in UbiOps. Paste the saved API token in the notebook in the indicated spot and enter the name of the project in your UbiOps environment. This project name can be found ar the top of your screen in the WebApp. In the image in step 1 the project name is example.

Step 3: Run the Jupyter notebook azure_ml and everything will be automatically deployed to your Azure and UbiOps environment! Afterwards you can explore the code in the notebook or explore the application in the WebApp.