Amazon Elastic MapReduce
Developer Guide

Use SDKs to Call Amazon EMR APIs

This documentation is for AMI versions 2.x and 3.x of Amazon EMR. See the Amazon EMR Release Guide for information about Amazon EMR releases 4.0.0 and above. For information about managing the Amazon EMR service in 4.x releases, see the Amazon EMR Management Guide.

The AWS SDKs provide functions that wrap the API and take care of many of the connection details, such as calculating signatures, handling request retries, and error handling. The SDKs also contain sample code, tutorials, and other resources to help you get started writing applications that call AWS. Calling the wrapper functions in an SDK can greatly simplify the process of writing an AWS application.

For more information about how to download and use the AWS SDKs, go to Sample Code & Libraries. SDKs are currently available for the following languages/platforms: