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EMR 4.3.0 – New & Updated Applications + Command Line Export

My colleague Jon Fritz wrote the blog post below to introduce you to some new features of Amazon EMR. — Jeff; Today we are announcing Amazon EMR release 4.3.0, which adds support for Apache Hadoop 2.7.1, Apache Spark 1.6.0, Ganglia 3.7.2, and a new sandbox release for Presto (0.130). We have also enhanced our maximizeResourceAllocation […]

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New – Launch Amazon EMR Clusters in Private Subnets

My colleague Jon Fritz wrote the guest post below to introduce you to an important new feature for Amazon EMR. — Jeff; Today we are announcing that Amazon EMR now supports launching clusters in Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) private subnets, allowing you to quickly, cost-effectively, and securely create fully configured clusters with Hadoop ecosystem […]

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Learn About the newest AWS Services – Attend our October Webinars

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. If you attended AWS re:Invent, you were among the first to know about Amazon QuickSight, AWS IoT, Kinesis Firehose, and our other new offerings. Perhaps you had time to attend a session to learn more about the new service or […]

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Amazon Kinesis Firehose – Simple & Highly Scalable Data Ingestion

Two years ago we introduced Amazon Kinesis, which we now call Amazon Kinesis Streams, to allow you to build applications that collect, process, and analyze streaming data with very high throughput. We don’t want you to have to think about building and running a fleet of ingestion servers or worrying about monitoring, scaling, or reliable […]

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New – Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Elasticsearch  is a real-time, distributed search and analytics engine that fits nicely into a cloud environment. It is document-oriented and does not require a schema to be defined up-front. It supports structured, unstructured, and time-series queries and serves as a […]

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Amazon EMR Release 4.1.0 – Spark 1.5.0, Hue 3.7.1, HDFS Encryption, Presto, Oozie, Zeppelin, Improved Resizing

My colleagues Jon Fritz and Abhishek Sinha are both Senior Product Managers on the EMR team. They wrote the guest post below to introduce you to the newest release of EMR and to tell you about new EMR cluster resizing functionality. — Jeff; Amazon EMR is a managed service that simplifies running and managing distributed […]

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