Amazon EMR - Truly elastic
December 03, 2021

Amazon EMR - Truly elastic

Uddipan Mukherjee | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce)

Used as spark cluster to enable Big data ETL processes. Analysists and data scientists uses clusters for adhoc querying purposes. Raw data ingestion fro. RDBMS systems , APIs, file systems etc. Used elastic feature with different node types to optimize cost. Scope of the use case is a company wide big data platform.

Pros

  • Big data ETL
  • Data ingestion
  • Ad hoc query support

Cons

  • Library management
  • Storing historical steps
  • Downloading EMR job logs could be easier
  • Steps
  • Bootstrap
  • Elastic
  • Quick data load
  • Ingestion quality
  • Stability

Do you think Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce) delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce)'s feature set?

Yes

Did Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce) live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce) go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Amazon EMR (Elastic MapReduce) again?

Yes

Amazon EMR is well suited for Big data ETL, workflow management, eco system integration.

May not be suitable for running ML workloads.

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