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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hadoop/Elastic MR on AWS
Date Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:16:00 GMT
On 10/12/10 06:14, Amandeep Khurana wrote:
> Mark,
>
> Using EMR makes it very easy to start a cluster and add/reduce capacity as
> and when required. There are certain optimizations that make EMR an
> attractive choice as compared to building your own cluster out. Using EMR
> also ensures you are using a production quality, stable system backed by the
> EMR engineers. You can always use bootstrap actions to put your own tweaked
> version of Hadoop in there if you want to do that.
>
> Also, you don't have to tear down your cluster after every job. You can set
> the alive option when you start your cluster and it will stay there even
> after your Hadoop job completes.
>
> If you face any issues with EMR, send me a mail offline and I'll be happy to
> help.
>

How different is your distro from the apache version?

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