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Launch an Amazon EMR cluster with MapR using the console

You can launch any standard cluster on a MapR distribution by specifying MapR when you set the Hadoop version.

To launch an Amazon EMR cluster with MapR using the console

  1. Open the Amazon EMR console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/elasticmapreduce/.

  2. Choose Create cluster.

  3. In the Software Configuration section, verify the fields according to the following table.

    Important

    If you launch a MapR job flow in a VPC, you must set enableDnsHostnames to true and all hosts in the cluster must have a fully qualified domain name. For more information, see Using DNS with Your VPC and DHCP Options Sets in the Amazon VPC User Guide.

    Field Action
    Hadoop distribution

    Choose MapR.

    This determines which version of Hadoop to run on your cluster. For more information about the MapR distribution for Hadoop, see Using the MapR Distribution for Hadoop.

    Edition

    Choose the MapR edition that meets your requirements.

    For more information, see Using the MapR Distribution for Hadoop.

    Version

    Choose the MapR version that meets your requirements.

    For more information, see Versions.

    Arguments (Optional)

    Specify any additional arguments to pass to MapR to meet your requirements.

    For more information, see Arguments.

  4. Click Done and proceed with creating the cluster as described in Plan and Configure Clusters.