Feature differences between editions

Watson Studio, Watson Machine Learning, and Watson Knowledge Catalog have some differences in features between editions for IBM Cloud and on-premises.

The features listed are the ones available in the most comprehensive plan for each edition.

Watson Studio

This table describes the feature differences between Watson Studio Cloud, Watson Studio Local 2.0, and Watson Studio Desktop.

* indicates that the feature is limited or not available in some offering plans. See Offering plans.

+ indicates that the feature requires an additional service or an add-on that might cost extra.

Feature Cloud Local 2.0 Desktop
Collaboration in projects  
Jupyter notebooks
Data Refinery +
Project import and export
Git integration    
Crowd sourced annotation *    
RStudio  
Remote data sources *
Personal credentials    
Upload data files
Link to data files    
Environment runtimes  
Job scheduling  
SPSS modeler flows +
Neural Network modeler    
Model builder    
AutoAI    
Decision Optimization    
Visual Recognition +    
Natural Language Classification +    
Cognos dashboards +    
Streams flows +    
Hadoop integration   +  
Watson Knowledge Catalog integration +  


Watson Machine Learning

This table describes the differences in features between Watson Machine Learning Cloud and Watson Machine Learning Local, which is included with Watson Studio Local 2.0.

* indicates that the feature is limited or not available in some offering plans. See Offering plans.

+ indicates that the feature requires an additional service or an add-on that might cost extra.

Feature Cloud Local 2.0
Experiments
Spark modeler flows  
Collaboration in deployment spaces  
Deploy models
Deploy functions
Continuous learning  
Performance monitoring
v4 APIs  
Batch jobs  
Evaluation jobs
Deploy from projects
Watson Machine Learning Accelerator integration   +


Watson Knowledge Catalog

This table describes the differences in features between Watson Knowledge Catalog Cloud and Watson Knowledge Catalog Lite On Prem, which is included with Watson Studio Local 2.0.

* indicates that the feature is limited or not available in some offering plans. See Offering plans.

+ indicates that the feature requires an additional service or an add-on that might cost extra.

Feature Cloud Watson Studio Local 2.0
More than one catalog *  
AI powered search and recommendations
Rating and reviewing assets
Profiling data assets  
Remote data sources *
Discovery of assets  
Asset lineage *  
Asset classification  
Data classification  
Business glossary *  
Data protection policies *  
Information Governance Catalog integration *