Creating a free account on AWS

AWS provides you with a free account so that you can explore different services. For more details about these free services, please visit https://aws.amazon.com/free . You will see the following screen:

Follow these steps to get your free EC2 node for Spark installation:

  1. Sign up for an AWS account with your Email address and Password, as shown in the following screenshot: 

  1. You will end up in the AWS Management Console, as follows:
  1. Select the Amazon Machine Image (AMI) that you want. We chose Ubuntu Server ...

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