Launch a cluster quickly - Amazon EMR

Launch a cluster quickly

To quickly launch a cluster with the console
  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console, and open the Amazon EMR console at

  2. Under EMR on EC2 in the left navigation pane, choose Clusters, and then choose Create cluster.

  3. On the Create Cluster page, enter or select values for the provided fields. The persistent summary panel displays a real-time view of your currently selected cluster options. Select a heading in the summary panel to navigate to the corresponding section and make adjustments. Your cluster name can't contain the characters <, >, $, |, or ` (backtick). You must complete all required configurations before you can choose Create cluster.

  4. Choose Create cluster to accept the configuration as shown.

  5. The cluster details page opens. Find the cluster Status next to the cluster name. The status should change from Starting to Running to Waiting during the cluster creation process. You might need to choose the refresh icon on the upper right or refresh your browser to receive updates.

    When the status changes to Waiting, your cluster is up, running, and ready to accept steps and SSH connections.