Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) Best Practices

by Amazon Web Services [Published on 22 Aug. 2013 / Last Updated on 22 Aug. 2013]

Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) is a service that provides fully managed hosted Hadoop framework on top of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) accelerates big data analytics. It provides instant scalability and elasticity, letting you focus on analytics instead of infrastructure for your data-intenstive projects. Whether you are indexing large data sets or analyzing massive amounts of scientific data or processing clickstream logs, EMR simplifies running Hadoop and related big data applications on AWS.

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