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WebMapReduce 1.0.2

Amazon EC2 Guide

Running WebMapReduce on EC2

Edition 1

Tim Yates

St. Olaf College

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Guide for running WebMapReduce on Amazon EC2 using specialized virtual machine images. Includes step-by-step instructions for setting up a cluster along with common administration tasks.

1. Document Conventions
1.1. Typographic Conventions
1.2. Pull-quote Conventions
1.3. Notes and Warnings
2. We Need Feedback!
1. Introduction
1.1. About our AMIs
2. Starting a Cluster
2.1. Creating Security Groups
2.2. Starting the Master Instance
2.3. Starting Slave Instances
3. Administration
3.1. Logging In
3.1.1. From Unix/Linux/OS X
3.1.2. From Windows
3.2. Adding User Accounts
3.3. Uploading Data Sets
3.3.1. Copying from Unix/Linux/OS X
3.3.2. Copying from Windows
3.3.3. Uploading to the HDFS
A. Revision History