Creating a cluster with Tez - Amazon EMR
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Creating a cluster with Tez

To install Tez, choose Apache Tez as an application when you create your cluster.

To create a cluster with Tez installed using the console
  1. Navigate to the new Amazon EMR console and select Switch to the old console from the side navigation. For more information on what to expect when you switch to the old console, see Using the old console.

  2. Choose Create cluster, Go to advanced options.

  3. Under Software Configuration, select a Release of emr-4.7.0 or higher.

  4. Select Tez along with other applications you want Amazon EMR to install.

  5. Select other options as necessary and then choose Create cluster.

To create a cluster with Tez using the Amazon CLI
  • Use the create-cluster command along with the -- applications option to specify Tez. The following example creates a cluster with Tez installed.


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    aws emr create-cluster --name "Cluster with Tez" --release-label emr-7.0.0 \ --applications Name=Tez --ec2-attributes KeyName=myKey \ --instance-type m5.xlarge --instance-count 3 --use-default-roles