Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR)

Amazon AWS offers Hadoop as a PaaS. Organizations and individuals can provision Hadoop clusters on the fly, run their workloads, and download results. Provisioning a Hadoop cluster using EMR takes a few minutes and is a few clicks away.

Note

Usage of any Amazon Web Service requires an Amazon account. Visit http://aws.amazon.com and register for a free account. A credit card is mandatory to register for an Amazon account. However, it will be charged only on usage beyond the free tier offered by Amazon. The registered e-mail is subsequently used as the username.

The general steps to create and run workloads on EMR are as follows:

  1. The application is developed locally in Java using Hadoop's MapReduce APIs, Hive, Pig, or ...

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