Creating a Cluster with Tez - Amazon EMR

Creating a Cluster with Tez

Install Tez by choosing that application when you create the cluster.

To create a cluster with Tez installed using the console

  1. Open the Amazon EMR console at

  2. Choose Create cluster, Go to advanced options.

  3. Under Software Configuration, select a Release of emr-4.7.0 or later.

  4. Select Tez along with other applications you want Amazon EMR to install.

  5. Select other options as necessary and then choose Create cluster.

To create a cluster with Tez using the AWS CLI

  • Use the create-cluster command along with the -- applications option to specify Tez. The following example creates a cluster with Tez installed.


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    aws emr create-cluster --name "Cluster with Tez" --release-label emr-5.30.0 \ --applications Name=Tez --ec2-attributes KeyName=myKey \ --instance-type m5.xlarge --instance-count 3 --use-default-roles