This tutorial demonstrates how you can perform interactive queries with Impala on Amazon EMR. The instructions in this tutorial include how to:
Sign up for Amazon EMR
Launch a long-running cluster with Impala installed
Connect to the cluster using SSH
Generate a test data set
Create Impala tables and populate them with data
Perform interactive queries on Impala tables
Amazon EMR provides several tools you can use to launch and manage clusters: the console, a CLI, an API, and several SDKs. For more information about these tools, see What Tools are Available for Amazon EMR?.