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From Patrick Wendell <>
Subject Re: Spot instances on Amazon EMR
Date Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:12:27 GMT
Hey Grzegorz,

EMR is a service that is not maintained by the Spark community. So
this list isn't the right place to ask EMR questions.

- Patrick

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 3:19 AM, Grzegorz BiaƂek
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to run Spark application on Amazon EMR. I have some questions
> about that:
> 1. I have input data on other hdfs (not on Amazon). Can I send all input
> data from that cluster to HDFS on Amazon EMR cluster (if it has enough
> storage memory) or do I have send it to Amazon S3 storage and then load this
> data on EMR cluster where I want to run my application?
> 2. Which nodes should be on-demand instances and which can be spot instances
> (I don't want to spend to much money but I also lost my data or have to
> recompute everything after spot instance interruption)?
> 3. Can I use Amazon S3 storage for input and output data to have less
> on-demand instances and more spot instances? (Or maybe there is another
> solution to lower costs)
> I would like to run this application once and computation would take around
> 30h I think.
> Could you answer on (at least some of) this questions?
> Thanks,
> Grzegorz

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