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Category: Amazon Elastic MapReduce

AWS Summer Startups: Classle

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Classle, from Chennai, India! I recently read Mark Susters blog on Avoiding Monoculture – which is why Im happy to share with […]

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Run Amazon Elastic MapReduce on EC2 Spot Instances

We’ve combined two popular Amazon EC2 features Spot Instances and Elastic MapReduce to allow you to launch managed Hadoop clusters using unused EC2 capacity. You will be able to run long-running jobs, cost-driven workloads, data-critical workloads, and application testing at a discount that has historically ranged between 50% and 66%. WhatThe EC2 instances used to […]

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IAM: AWS Identity and Access Management – Now Generally Available

Our customers use AWS in many creative and innovative ways, continuously introducing new use cases and driving us to solve unexpected and complex problems. We are constantly improving our capabilities to make sure that we support a very wide variety of use cases and access patterns. In particular, we want to make sure that developers […]

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Elastic MapReduce Updates – Hive, Multipart Upload, JDBC, Squirrel SQL

I have a number of Elastic MapReduce updates for you: Support for S3’s Large Objects and Multipart Upload Upgraded Hive Support JDBC Drivers for Hive A tutorial on the use of Squirrel SQL with Elastic MapReduce Support for S3’s Large Objects and Multipart Upload We recently introduced an important new feature for Amazon S3 the […]

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Debug your Elastic MapReduce job flows in the AWS Management Console

We are excited to announce that weve added support for job flow debugging in the AWS Management Console making Elastic MapReduce even easier to use for developing large data processing and analytics applications.  This capability allows customers to track progress and identify issues in the steps, jobs, tasks, or task attempts of their job flows.  […]

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Cloud MapReduce from Accenture

Accenture is a Global Solution Provider for AWS. As part of their plan to help their clients extend their IT provisioning capabilities into the cloud, they offer a complete Cloud Computing Suite including the Accenture Cloud Computing Accelerator, the Cloud Computing Assessment Tool, the Cloud Computing Data Processing Solution, and the Accenture Web Scaler. Huan […]

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Fotopedia and AWS

Hi there, this is Simone Brunozzi, Technology Evangelist for AWS in Europe. I’ll steal the keyboard from Jeff Barr for a few minutes to share something really interesting with you: in fact, It is always fascinating to see how our customers are using the Amazon Web Services to power their businesses. Olivier Gutknecht, Director of […]

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