Launch a cluster - Steps 3&4

Step 3: General Cluster Settings

For the Cluster name field, use emr-spot-workshop as there are subsequent commands in the workshop that use this name for the cluster.

Under “Tags”, tag your instance with a recognizable Name tag so that you’ll be able to see it later in the cost reports.

For this workshop, use the following values:

  • Key=Name
  • Value (optional)=emr-spot-workshop


Click Next to go to Step 4: Security.

Step 4: Security

On the EC2 key pair drop-down, select emr-workshop-key-pair. key_pair

The key par was created when the Cloud9 environment was launched through CloudFormation.

Leave all the other settings as-is and click “Create cluster