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What is AWS EMR?

Last updated on September 25, 2022 @ 5:29 pm

AWS EMR (Elastic MapReduce) is a Platform as a Service that provides a scalable, reliable, and affordable compute infrastructure for large scale data processing applications. AWS EMR is built on the AWS cloud, making it easy to access and use.

It offers a wide range of capabilities including distributed processing, storage, and data management for large data sets.

PRO TIP: AWS EMR is a cloud-based service for data processing and analysis. It is a managed service that can be used to process and analyze data stored in Amazon S3.

EMR can be used to run a variety of different data processing and analysis workloads, such as batch processing, streaming data processing, machine learning, and ad hoc querying.

EMR is a cost-effective way to process and analyze data stored in Amazon S3. However, it is important to note that EMR can only be used with data stored in Amazon S3. If you have data stored in another storage provider (e.g., Azure Blob Storage), you will not be able to use EMR to process and analyze that data.

AWS EMR is a great option for data processing applications that need to handle large amounts of data. It is scalable and reliable, making it a great choice for applications that need to process large amounts of data.

AWS EMR is also affordable, making it a good option for small to medium sized businesses.

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