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Subject [Lucene-hadoop Wiki] Update of "AmazonEC2" by DougCutting
Date Fri, 27 Oct 2006 22:18:16 GMT
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http://wiki.apache.org/lucene-hadoop/AmazonEC2

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  = Running Hadoop on Amazon EC2 =
  
- [http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?node=201590011 Amazon EC2] is a computing service.
 One allocates a set of hosts, and runs ones's application on them, then, when done, returns
the hosts.  Billing is hourly per host.  Thus EC2 permits one to deploy Hadoop on a cluster
without having to own and operate a cluster, but rather renting it on an hourly basis.
+ [http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?node=201590011 Amazon EC2] is a computing service.
 One allocates a set of hosts, and runs ones's application on them, then, when done, de-allocates
the hosts.  Billing is hourly per host.  Thus EC2 permits one to deploy Hadoop on a cluster
without having to own and operate that cluster, but rather renting it on an hourly basis.
+ 
+ This document assumes that you have already followed the steps in [http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AmazonEC2/gsg/2006-06-26/
Amazon's Getting Started Guide].
  
  == Concepts ==
  
@@ -11, +13 @@

  
  == Conventions ==
  
- In this document, commands lines that start with '#' are executed on an instance, while
command lines starting with a '%' are executed on your remote workstation.
+ In this document, commands lines that start with '#' are executed on an Amazon instance,
while command lines starting with a '%' are executed on your workstation.
   
  == Building an Image ==
  
- To use Hadoop it is easiest to build an image with most of the software you require already
installed.  Amazon provides [http://developer.amazonwebservices.com/connect/entry.jspa?externalID=354&categoryID=87
good documentation] for building images.  Follow the tutorial here to learn how to install
the EC2 command-line tools, etc.
+ To use Hadoop it is easiest to build an image with most of the software you require already
installed.  Amazon provides [http://developer.amazonwebservices.com/connect/entry.jspa?externalID=354&categoryID=87
good documentation] for building images.  Follow the "Getting Started" guide there to learn
how to install the EC2 command-line tools, etc.
  
  To build an image for Hadoop:
  

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