Install the Gradient MLOps platform anywhere with the new open-source installer

Run Gradient anywhere with just a few clicks. Gradient runs on bare metal, NVIDIA's DGX-1, with a public cloud provider, or on your private cloud. Bridge workloads across hybrid environments from a single account.

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Technical Requirements

The Gradient Installer requires the following:

  • A compute cluster (public cloud eg AWS, bare metal, virtual machines, or NVIDIA DGX systems)
  • A shared file system (NFS or EFS if using AWS)
  • Public network access
  • 2GB of RAM
  • GPU (optional)
The open source installer can be found on GitHub:
30 minutes
Quick Start Guide
  • 0. Prerequisites
  • Create a free Gradient account
  • Create an API key and store for later use
  • Create a new cluster
  • 1. Pre-install
  • Set up an AWS S3 bucket for artifacts storage
  • Add your AWS S3 credentials to Gradient
  • Setup a wildcard SSL certificate*
  • 2. Installing Gradient
  • Set up gradient-installer
  • install Gradient using Terraform*
* Step will be removed or simplified in an upcoming release

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What is the Gradient installer?

The Gradient Installer enables you to deploy the Gradient platform on any compute cluster. Once installed, you can scale effortlessly workloads on a cluster or between heterogeneous clusters whether you are running on-prem, in the public cloud, or anything in between.

Is Gradient open-source?

The Gradient Installer is open source. The Gradient platform is not open source though components of the platform are eg the Gradient CLI.

How much does the Gradient Installer cost?

Pricing for the Gradient Installer has not yet been finalized. There will always be a free plan for Gradient. We plan to offer simple pay-as-you-go pricing for Gradient Installer cloud and on-premise environments. The Gradient Installer is free during the limited beta.

How do I start using this version of Gradient?

You'll see an option to create a new cluster on the Private Clusters tab. You can view the docs here.

What is Paperspace?

Paperspace is the company behind Gradient. We are a cloud computing company designed for developing compute-intensive applications. Workstream is one of our key products. Check out our products overview here.

Where do I find more info?

The best place to learn about the Gradient Installer is in our docs. We frequently update our docs to include new release information as well as code samples.

How is the Gradient Installer different from the Managed version?

The primary difference is where workloads run. There are also minor differences between the two versions which you can learn more about here.

I have more questions. Can I discuss this with someone?

Yes! Please contact our Solutions team here.