On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Mayur Rustagi <mayur.rustagi@gmail.com> wrote:
Here what I would suggest. In order to protect from Human error, start a ec2 instance with the ec2 script. Copy over the folders as they are well integrated with hdfs, compatible drivers and versions. Change configuration to configure slaves and masters. 
Sorry if its offensive :) .. I found dealing with various hadoop incompatibilities very taxing.

Not a bad idea at all :)