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Management Guide

Plan and Configure Clusters

This documentation is for versions 4.x and 5.x of Amazon EMR. For information about Amazon EMR AMI versions 2.x and 3.x, see the Amazon EMR Developer Guide (PDF).

This section explains configuration options and instructions for planning, configuring, and launching clusters using Amazon EMR. Before you launch a cluster, you make choices about your system based on the data that you're processing and your requirements for cost, speed, capacity, availability, security, and manageability. Your choices include: