Amazon EMR Overview

Amazon EMR is the #7 ranked solution in our list of top Hadoop tools. It is most often compared to Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop: Amazon EMR vs Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop

What is Amazon EMR?
Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR) is a web service that makes it easy to quickly and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data. Amazon EMR simplifies big data processing, providing a managed Hadoop framework that makes it easy, fast, and cost-effective for you to distribute and process vast amounts of your data across dynamically scalable Amazon EC2 instances.

Amazon EMR is also known as Amazon Elastic MapReduce.

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Stable but could offer better dashboard management and workarounds for multi-factor authentication

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  • "The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
  • "The dashboard management could be better. Right now, it's lacking a bit."

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In general, I would rate the solution at a four out of ten.
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