Create an Azure Machine Learning compute cluster.

Last updated: 29-06-2020

This template creates an Azure Machine Learning compute cluster.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
workspaceName Specifies the name of the Azure Machine Learning Workspace which will contain this compute.
clusterName Specifies the name of the Azure Machine Learning Compute cluster.
minNodeCount The minimum number of nodes to use on the cluster. If not specified, defaults to 0
maxNodeCount The maximum number of nodes to use on the cluster. If not specified, defaults to 4.
location The location of the Azure Machine Learning Workspace.
adminUserName The name of the administrator user account which can be used to SSH into nodes. It must only contain lower case alphabetic characters [a-z].
adminUserPassword The password of the administrator user account.
vmSize The size of agent VMs. More details can be found here: https://aka.ms/azureml-vm-details.
vnetResourceGroupName Name of the resource group which holds the VNET to which you want to inject your compute in.
vnetName Name of the vnet which you want to inject your compute in.
subnetName Name of the subnet inside the VNET which you want to inject your compute in.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-machine-learning-compute-create-amlcompute/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-machine-learning-compute-create-amlcompute/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface