Amazon Elastic MapReduce
API Reference (API Version 2009-03-31)



Amazon EMR releases 4.x or later.

An optional configuration specification to be used when provisioning cluster instances, which can include configurations for applications and software bundled with Amazon EMR. A configuration consists of a classification, properties, and optional nested configurations. A classification refers to an application-specific configuration file. Properties are the settings you want to change in that file. For more information, see Configuring Applications.



The classification within a configuration.

Type: String

Required: No


A list of additional configurations to apply within a configuration object.

Type: Array of Configuration objects

Required: No


A set of properties specified within a configuration classification.

Type: String to string map

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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