The 'Azure Data Science Hub (DSVM)' is a 'Ubuntu 20.04.2' VM that has several popular tools for data exploration, analysis, modeling & development pre installed. The installed AI/ML environment is available in browser via JupyterHub and Jupyter/Ipython notebooks with separate Jupyter environment for a single developer or individual user of a team, saving you time, cost and server administration efforts.
Operating System, Drivers and other base components
No contract needed: pay per hour
Users have full access to the DSVM. If needed, configurations can be adjusted, and additional frameworks can be installed like with any other virtual machine. The image provided here is a static VM image. Maintenance and protection against vulnerabilities of provisioned DSVMs is in the customer's responsibility.