Linux Data Science Virtual Machine

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Provision the Linux Data Science Virtual Machine, a custom virtual machine image pre-installed and configured with a host of popular tools commonly used for data science and machine learning.
> **Note:** If you have already deployed this solution, click [here](https://start.cortanaintelligence.com/Deployments?type=linuxdatasciencevm) to view your deployment. ### Estimated Provisioning Time: 3 Minutes [![Take a free test drive](https://caqsres.blob.core.windows.net/linuxdatasciencevm/TakeAFreeTestDrive.png)](https://testdrive.azure.com/#/test-drive/microsoft-ads.linux-dsvm-testdrive) > **STOP before you proceed to Deploy** You need to accept the Terms of Use of the Linux Data Science Virtual Machine on your Azure Subscription before you deploy this VM the first time by clicking [here](https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_Azure_Marketplace/LegalTermsSkuProgrammaticAccessBlade/legalTermsSkuProgrammaticAccessData/%7B%22product%22%3A%7B%22publisherId%22%3A%22microsoft-ads%22%2C%22offerId%22%3A%22linux-data-science-vm%22%2C%22planId%22%3A%22linuxdsvm%22%7D%7D). **This does not apply to free test drive.** The Linux Data Science Virtual machine (DSVM) is a custom Azure VM built on OpenLogic CentOS 7.2 based Linux with several popular tools for data science modeling/development like: * Microsoft R Server Developer Edition * Anaconda Python distribution, * JupyterHub - a multiuser Jupyter notebooks server supporting Python and R * Postgres database * Eclipse, Azure tools, libraries to access various Azure services like AzureML, databases, big data services. * ML and Deep learning tools like xgboost , CNTK. More information on how to use the VM can be found on the [documentation page](https://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/articles/machine-learning-data-science-linux-dsvm-intro/). If are wondering about things you can do with the DSVM read this [How-To Guide to the Linux Data Science Virtual Machine](https://azure.microsoft.com/documentation/articles/machine-learning-data-science-linux-dsvm-walkthrough/). Here is a list of key software on the Data Science Virtual Machine and comparison between the Windows and Linux editions of the product. [![DSVM Feature Matrix](https://caqsres.blob.core.windows.net/linuxdatasciencevm/DSVMEditionSidebySideComparison.png)](https://caqsres.blob.core.windows.net/linuxdatasciencevm/DSVMEditionSidebySideComparison.png)