What Does Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS) Mean?
Machine learning as a service (MLaaS) is a range of machine learning (ML) tools offered by cloud service providers. As of this writing, popular MLaaS offerings include Amazon SageMaker, Microsoft Azure ML, IBM Watson Machine Learning and Google Cloud ML.
MLaaS providers typically offer tools that support artificial intelligence (AI) tasks, including ML learning algorithm training and tuning, data preprocessing, data visualization, facial recognition, natural language processing, predictive analytics, preventive analytics and deep learning. The provider's data centers handle the actual computation.