1 Get Started with Oracle Machine Learning Notebooks

This section discusses how to get started with Oracle Machine Learning notebooks, and use Apache Zeppelin-based data mining notebooks where you can perform data exploration and data visualization, data preparation and machine learning.

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About Oracle Machine Learning Notebooks

Oracle Machine Learning Notebooks is an Apache Zeppelin-based collaborative web-based interface that provides a development environment to create data mining notebooks where you can perform data exploration and visualizations, data preparation and machine learning.

Key features of Oracle Machine Learning Notebooks:
  • Allows collaboration among data scientists, business and data analysts, application and dashboard developers, Database Administrators, and IT professionals

  • Leverages the scalability and performance of Oracle Platform and its Cloud Services

Oracle Machine Learning Notebooks Home Page

The Oracle Machine Learning Notebooks home page is the default landing page when you log in to Oracle Machine Learning. The home page provides you quick links to important interfaces, and the log of your high-level recent activities.

Figure 1-1 Oracle Machine Learning Home Page

OML home page

In the home page, you can access:

  • The How Do I help links to:
    • Get Started
    • Create Notebooks
    • Create Jobs
    • Manage Permissions
    • Try It
  • The Quick Actions links to:
    • Run SQL Statements

    • Run SQL Scripts

    • Notebooks

    • Jobs

    • Examples

  • The log of your Recent Activities.

  • The application navigation by clicking hamburger on the top left corner of the home page.

  • The options to select and create new projects, access recent projects, manage workspace, and set workspace permissions by clicking tile on the top right corner of the home page.

  • The Recent Notebooks on the right pane of the home page.

Get Started with Oracle Machine Learning

Here is how you can get started with Oracle Machine Learning.

  1. Request access to Oracle Machine Learning. Contact your Service Administrator to provide access to your Oracle Machine Learning account.
  2. Access the Oracle Machine Learning account by using your credentials. In case you forget your password, then request the Administrator to reset it.

    Note:

    Once you receive your new password, you must change it immediately. Refer to the Oracle Machine Learning password policy for more information.
  3. Once you log in for the first time, a workspace and project will be created for you. You can start creating your notebook and assign it to the default project and workspace. You can also create your own project and workspace.

Access Oracle Machine Learning User Management Page

From Autonomous Data Warehouse you can access the Oracle Machine Learning Manage Oracle ML Users page.

To access Oracle Machine Learning Manage Oracle ML Users page:

  1. Sign in to your Oracle Cloud Account at cloud.oracle.com.

  2. On the My Services page, click navigation icon and select Compute.

  3. From the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure page click navigation icon in the top corner of the page and then click Autonomous Data Warehouse from the left navigation pane, and select a Compartment.

  4. Select an Autonomous Data Warehouse instance and on the details page click Service Console.

  5. Click Administration.

  6. On the Administration page click Manage Oracle ML Users.

About Oracle Machine Learning Password Policy

All Oracle Machine Learning users must follow the password policy to create a strong and secured password.

When changing or modifying your Oracle Machine Learning password, ensure that you follow these conditions:
  • The password must be between 12 and 30 characters long. It must include at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, and one numeric character.

  • The password cannot contain the username.

  • The password cannot be one of the last 4 passwords used for the same username.

  • The password cannot contain the double quote (") character.

  • The password must not be the same password that is set less than 24 hours ago.

Typical Workflow For Using Notebooks

To begin with Oracle Machine Learning, refer to the tasks listed in the table as a guide.

Tasks More Information
Access Oracle Machine Learning Access Oracle Machine Learning
Create workspaces Create Projects and Workspaces
Create projects Create Projects and Workspaces
Create notebooks Create a Notebook
Run SQL scripts Run SQL Scripts
Run SQL statements Run SQL Statements
Create jobs to schedule notebooks Create Jobs to Schedule Notebook

Quickstart Tutorial: Creating Projects and Workspaces in Oracle Machine Learning

This tutorial shows you the steps to create projects and workspaces in Oracle Machine Learning.

Tutorial icon Creating Projects and Workspaces in Oracle Machine Learning

Quickstart Tutorial: Creating and Running Notebooks in Oracle Machine Learning

This tutorial shows you how to create a notebook and run it in Oracle Machine Learning.

Tutorial icon Creating and Running Notebooks in Oracle Machine Learning

Quickstart Tutorial: Collaborating in Oracle Machine Learning

This tutorial shows you how to collaborate and share notebooks with other users in Oracle Machine Learning.

Tutorial icon Collaborating in Oracle Machine Learning

Quickstart Tutorial: Creating SQL Scripts in Oracle Machine Learning

This tutorial shows you how to create a SQL script and share it with other users in Oracle Machine Learning.

Tutorial icon Creating SQL Scripts in Oracle Machine Learning

Quickstart Tutorial: Running SQL Statements in Oracle Machine Learning

This tutorial shows you how to run SQL statements in Oracle Machine Learning.

Tutorial icon Running SQL Statements in Oracle Machine Learning